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Beckett, War Memory, and the State of Exception

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Beckett, War Memory, and the State of Exception. / Morin, Emilie.

In: Journal of Modern Literature, Vol. 42, No. 4, 07.2019, p. 129-145.

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Morin, E 2019, 'Beckett, War Memory, and the State of Exception', Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 129-145. https://doi.org/10.2979/jmodelite.42.4.09

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Morin, E. (2019). Beckett, War Memory, and the State of Exception. Journal of Modern Literature, 42(4), 129-145. https://doi.org/10.2979/jmodelite.42.4.09

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Morin E. Beckett, War Memory, and the State of Exception. Journal of Modern Literature. 2019 Jul;42(4):129-145. https://doi.org/10.2979/jmodelite.42.4.09

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Morin, Emilie. / Beckett, War Memory, and the State of Exception. In: Journal of Modern Literature. 2019 ; Vol. 42, No. 4. pp. 129-145.

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