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Style, gender, and fantasy in nineteenth-century American women"s writing

Dorri Beam

Style, gender, and fantasy in nineteenth-century American women"s writing

by Dorri Beam

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDorri Beam
SeriesCambridge studies in American literature and culture -- 160
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS374.W6 B43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24579662M
ISBN 109780521769686
LC Control Number2010010992
OCLC/WorldCa595738782

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