‘Repping your Ends’: Imagined Borders in Recent British Multicultural Fiction

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‘Repping your Ends’ : Imagined Borders in Recent British Multicultural Fiction. / Rahbek, Ulla.

I: Literature and Theology, Bind 27, Nr. 4,1, 03.2013, s. 426-438.

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Rahbek, U 2013, '‘Repping your Ends’: Imagined Borders in Recent British Multicultural Fiction', Literature and Theology, bind 27, nr. 4,1, s. 426-438. https://doi.org/10.1093/litthe/frt037

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Rahbek, U. (2013). ‘Repping your Ends’: Imagined Borders in Recent British Multicultural Fiction. Literature and Theology, 27(4,1), 426-438. https://doi.org/10.1093/litthe/frt037

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Rahbek U. ‘Repping your Ends’: Imagined Borders in Recent British Multicultural Fiction. Literature and Theology. 2013 mar;27(4,1):426-438. https://doi.org/10.1093/litthe/frt037

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Rahbek, Ulla. / ‘Repping your Ends’ : Imagined Borders in Recent British Multicultural Fiction. I: Literature and Theology. 2013 ; Bind 27, Nr. 4,1. s. 426-438.

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