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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English


  • Russian literature -- 18th century -- Philosophy.,
  • Russian literature -- 19th century -- Philosophy.,
  • Nihilism in literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementConstantin V. Ponomareff.
SeriesAmerican university studies., vol. 2
LC ClassificationsPG3006 .P56 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2375716M
ISBN 100820405035
LC Control Number87003985

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