The importance of being earnest again: fact and fiction in contemporary narratives across media

  title={The importance of being earnest again: fact and fiction in contemporary narratives across media},
  author={Jan Alber and Alice Bell},
  journal={European Journal of English Studies},
  pages={121 - 135}
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