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Narratives in society

a performer-centered study of narration

by Linda DeМЃgh

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Published by Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia in Helsinki .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Papers presented at the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters on April 5, 1994.

Statementby Linda Dégh.
SeriesFF communications -- 111/255
ContributionsSuomalainen Tiedeakatemia.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19003191M
ISBN 109514107470

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