The English women novelists and their connection with the feminist movement (1688-1797)

by Joyce Mary Horner

Publisher: Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa

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  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
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  • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Feminist fiction, English -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Statementby Joyce M. Horner.
SeriesSmith College studies in modern languages ;, v. 11, no. 1-3.
LC ClassificationsPR113 .H6 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4557897M
ISBN 100848211340
LC Control Number77028306

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