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Literary Interventions and Texts in Transit in the Work of Kathrin Röggla. / McMurtry, Aine.

In: Austrian Studies, Vol. 26, 5, 31.03.2019, p. 72-90.

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McMurtry, A 2019, 'Literary Interventions and Texts in Transit in the Work of Kathrin Röggla', Austrian Studies, vol. 26, 5, pp. 72-90. https://doi.org/10.5699/austrianstudies.26.2018.0072

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McMurtry, A. (2019). Literary Interventions and Texts in Transit in the Work of Kathrin Röggla. Austrian Studies, 26, 72-90. [5]. https://doi.org/10.5699/austrianstudies.26.2018.0072

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McMurtry A. Literary Interventions and Texts in Transit in the Work of Kathrin Röggla. Austrian Studies. 2019 Mar 31;26:72-90. 5. https://doi.org/10.5699/austrianstudies.26.2018.0072

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McMurtry, Aine. / Literary Interventions and Texts in Transit in the Work of Kathrin Röggla. In: Austrian Studies. 2019 ; Vol. 26. pp. 72-90.

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