Heated Words: The Politics and Poetics of Work in 'A Complaint against Blacksmiths'

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Heated Words : The Politics and Poetics of Work in 'A Complaint against Blacksmiths'. / Thorpe, Deborah Ellen.

In: Parergon, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2015, p. 77-101.

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Thorpe, DE 2015, 'Heated Words: The Politics and Poetics of Work in 'A Complaint against Blacksmiths'', Parergon, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 77-101. https://doi.org/10.1353/pgn.2015.0066

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Thorpe, D. E. (2015). Heated Words: The Politics and Poetics of Work in 'A Complaint against Blacksmiths'. Parergon, 32(1), 77-101. https://doi.org/10.1353/pgn.2015.0066

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Thorpe DE. Heated Words: The Politics and Poetics of Work in 'A Complaint against Blacksmiths'. Parergon. 2015;32(1):77-101. https://doi.org/10.1353/pgn.2015.0066

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Thorpe, Deborah Ellen. / Heated Words : The Politics and Poetics of Work in 'A Complaint against Blacksmiths'. In: Parergon. 2015 ; Vol. 32, No. 1. pp. 77-101.

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