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Victorian women"s fiction

marriage, freedom, and the individual

by Shirley Foster

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Women in literature,
    • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • Psychological fiction, English -- History and criticism,
    • Social psychology in literature,
    • Marriage in literature,
    • Liberty in literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShirley Foster.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR878.W6 F67 1985
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2861541M
      ISBN 100389205516
      ISBN 109780389205517
      LC Control Number84024367


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