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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English


  • Literature: Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Cognition in literature,
  • Classics,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAlan Richardson (Editor), Ellen Spolsky (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7990626M
ISBN 100754638499
ISBN 109780754638490

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