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Satire in the Victorian Novel

Russell, Frances Theresa

Satire in the Victorian Novel

by Russell, Frances Theresa

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Published by Russell and Russell in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Satire, English -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frances Theresa Russell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 334 p.
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17767380M

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