Iris Murdoch, Muriel Spark, and John Fowles didactic demons in modern fiction by Richard C. Kane

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  • Murdoch, Iris -- Ethics.,
  • Spark, Muriel -- Ethics.,
  • Fowles, John, 1926- -- Ethics.,
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Didactic fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Demonology in literature.,
  • Good and evil in literature.,
  • Fantastic, The, in literature.

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StatementRichard C. Kane.
LC ClassificationsPR888.D53 K36 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2408436M
ISBN 100838633242
LC Control Number87045754

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