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Literature as the Measure of our Lives

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Literature as the Measure of our Lives. / Moyal-Sharrock, Daniele.

WITTGENSTEIN AND THE LIMITS OF LANGUAGE. ed. / Hanne Appelqvist. Routledge, 2020.

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Moyal-Sharrock D. Literature as the Measure of our Lives. In Appelqvist H, editor, WITTGENSTEIN AND THE LIMITS OF LANGUAGE. Routledge. 2020

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Moyal-Sharrock, Daniele. / Literature as the Measure of our Lives. WITTGENSTEIN AND THE LIMITS OF LANGUAGE. editor / Hanne Appelqvist. Routledge, 2020.

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