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Postmodern representations

truth, power, and mimesis in the human sciences and public culture

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Richard Harvey Brown.
    ContributionsBrown, Richard Harvey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM73 .P644 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1099320M
    ISBN 100252021762, 0252064658
    LC Control Number94024083

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