Margaret Atwood’s Later Short Fiction

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NISCHIK, Reingard M., 2021. Margaret Atwood’s Later Short Fiction. In: HOWELLS, Coral Ann, ed.. The Cambridge companion to Margaret Atwood. Second edition. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press, pp. 157-170. ISBN 978-1-108-70763-3. Available under: doi: 10.1017/9781108626651.012

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