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Narrative Beginnings: Theories and Practice
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Directions in Empirical Literary Studies
Sonia Zyngier, Marisa Bortolussi, Anna Chesnokova, and Jan Auracher, eds., Directions in Empirical Literary Studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2008. xii + 357 pp.–Eyal Segal
Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms: From Language to Metrics and Beyond
Aroui Jean-Louis and Andy Arleo, eds., Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms: From Language to Metrics and Beyond. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2009. xiv + 428 pp.–Eyal Segal
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