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Inger Hunnerup Dalsgaard

Real estate and the internet

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Real estate and the internet. / Dalsgaard, Inger H.

Thomas Pynchon in Context. ed. / Inger H. Dalsgaard. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019. p. 162-171 (Literature in Context).

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Harvard

Dalsgaard, IH 2019, Real estate and the internet. in IH Dalsgaard (ed.), Thomas Pynchon in Context. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Literature in Context, pp. 162-171. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108683784.021

APA

Dalsgaard, I. H. (2019). Real estate and the internet. In I. H. Dalsgaard (Ed.), Thomas Pynchon in Context (pp. 162-171). Cambridge University Press. Literature in Context https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108683784.021

CBE

Dalsgaard IH. 2019. Real estate and the internet. Dalsgaard IH, editor. In Thomas Pynchon in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 162-171. (Literature in Context). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108683784.021

MLA

Dalsgaard, Inger H. "Real estate and the internet". Dalsgaard, Inger H. (ed.). Thomas Pynchon in Context. Chapter 20, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Literature in Context). 2019, 162-171. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108683784.021

Vancouver

Dalsgaard IH. Real estate and the internet. In Dalsgaard IH, editor, Thomas Pynchon in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2019. p. 162-171. (Literature in Context). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108683784.021

Author

Dalsgaard, Inger H. / Real estate and the internet. Thomas Pynchon in Context. editor / Inger H. Dalsgaard. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019. pp. 162-171 (Literature in Context).

Bibtex

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