arts without mystery by Donoghue, Denis.

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  • Arts -- Psychological aspects,
  • Arts and society,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century

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StatementDenis Donoghue.
SeriesReith lectures ;, 1982
LC ClassificationsNX165 .D59x 1983b
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2671780M
ISBN 100563202483, 0563201827
LC Control Number85672661

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