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The Place of Literature in the Spaces of Belonging. / Pearce, Lynne.

In: European Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3, 08.2002, p. 275-291.

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Pearce, L 2002, 'The Place of Literature in the Spaces of Belonging.', European Journal of Cultural Studies, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 275-291. https://doi.org/10.1177/1364942002005003065

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Pearce, Lynne. / The Place of Literature in the Spaces of Belonging. In: European Journal of Cultural Studies. 2002 ; Vol. 5, No. 3. pp. 275-291.

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