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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, OX, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Feminist literary criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-428) and index.

Statementedited by Mary Eagleton.
ContributionsEagleton, Mary.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN98.W64 F44 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 438 p. ;
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL781651M
ISBN 100631197346
LC Control Number95013567

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