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Ideology, pragmatism, and the self

Ihab Habib Hassan

Ideology, pragmatism, and the self

toward an independent criticism

by Ihab Habib Hassan

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Published by Center for Humanistic Studies, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism.,
  • Ideology.,
  • Pragmatism.,
  • Self.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 14-16).

    StatementIhab Hassan.
    SeriesCHS occasional papers,, no. 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN85 .H34 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2152204M
    LC Control Number88621836

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