Power and control in the television worlds of Joss Whedon by Sherry Ginn

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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  • Criticism and interpretation

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementSherry Ginn
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LC ClassificationsPN1992.4.W49 G57 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25139872M
ISBN 109780786458585
LC Control Number2011049868

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