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Uncovering the marvellous: surrealism and the writings of Wilson Harris

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Uncovering the marvellous : surrealism and the writings of Wilson Harris. / Burns, Lorna Margaret.

In: Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Vol. 47, No. 1, 06.01.2011, p. 52-64.

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Burns, LM 2011, 'Uncovering the marvellous: surrealism and the writings of Wilson Harris', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 52-64. https://doi.org/10.1080/17449855.2011.533956

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Burns, L. M. (2011). Uncovering the marvellous: surrealism and the writings of Wilson Harris. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 47(1), 52-64. https://doi.org/10.1080/17449855.2011.533956

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Burns LM. Uncovering the marvellous: surrealism and the writings of Wilson Harris. Journal of Postcolonial Writing. 2011 Jan 6;47(1):52-64. https://doi.org/10.1080/17449855.2011.533956

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Burns, Lorna Margaret. / Uncovering the marvellous : surrealism and the writings of Wilson Harris. In: Journal of Postcolonial Writing. 2011 ; Vol. 47, No. 1. pp. 52-64.

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