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Women and Property in the Eighteenth-Century English Novel

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Sociology,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Gender Studies,
  • English fiction--18th century--History and cr,
  • English fiction--18th century--History and criticism,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Social Science-Gender Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714905M
    ISBN 100521032547
    ISBN 109780521032544


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