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Losing Our Heads

Beheadings in Literature and Culture

by Regina Janes

  • 359 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • History,
  • Executions and executioners in,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Death, Grief, Bereavement,
  • General,
  • LITERATURE, MODERN_HISTORY AND CRITICISM_19TH CENTURY,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Beheading,
  • Beheading in literature,
  • Executions and executioners in art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045288M
    ISBN 10081474270X
    ISBN 109780814742709

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