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Mediocrity and delusion

collected diversions

by Hans Magnus Enzensberger

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Published by Verso in London, New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHans Magnus Enzensberger ; translated by Martin Chalmers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2609.N9 M5813 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1558908M
ISBN 10086091349X
LC Control Number91039873

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