The Ethics of Wrongdoing in José María Forqué's Amanecer en puerta oscura (1957). / Wright, Sarah.

In: Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Vol. 94, No. 6, 14.08.2017, p. 1025-1045.

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The Ethics of Wrongdoing in José María Forqué's Amanecer en puerta oscura (1957). / Wright, Sarah.

In: Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Vol. 94, No. 6, 14.08.2017, p. 1025-1045.

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Wright, Sarah. / The Ethics of Wrongdoing in José María Forqué's Amanecer en puerta oscura (1957). In: Bulletin of Spanish Studies. 2017 ; Vol. 94, No. 6. pp. 1025-1045.

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