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Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg [Pa.], London .
Written in English


  • Joyce, James, 1882-1941,
  • Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Religion,
  • Catholic Church -- In literature,
  • Christianity in literature,
  • Ireland in literature,
  • God in literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-302) and index.

StatementFrederick K. Lang.
LC ClassificationsPR6019.O9 U6742 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2062689M
ISBN 100838751504
LC Control Number88047648

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