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Subversive heroines

feminist resolutions of social crisis in the condition-of-England novel

by Constance D. Harsh

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Feminism and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Feminist fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Social problems in literature.,
    • Social norms in literature.,
    • Dissenters in literature.,
    • Women in literature.,
    • England -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-199) and index.

      StatementConstance D. Harsh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR878.F45 H37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1105901M
      ISBN 100472105663
      LC Control Number94031064

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