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Censorship in Canadian literature by Cohen, Mark

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Ithaca .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Canadian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Censorship in literature.,
  • Censorship -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-198) and index.

StatementMark Cohen.
LC ClassificationsPR9192.6.C33 C64 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3658652M
ISBN 10077352214X
LC Control Number2002514916

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