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Philosophy in literature

Morris Weitz

Philosophy in literature

Shakespeare, Voltaire, Tolstoy and Proust.

by Morris Weitz

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.,
  • Tolstoǐ, L. N. -- 1828-1910.,
  • Proust, Marcel, -- 1871-1922.,
  • Philosophy in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWaynebooks -- 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN49
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 117p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20349637M

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