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private lives of Victorian women

autobiography in nineteenth century England

by Valerie Sanders

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Published by Harvester Wheatsheaf in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Women authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Women -- England -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Women -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Autobiography -- Women authors.,
  • England -- Biography -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliograpy and index.

    Statementby Valerie Sanders.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17988238M
    ISBN 100710810296
    LC Control Number89028113


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