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Dissembling fictions

Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian social text

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865 -- Political and social views.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Truthfulness and falsehood in literature.,
    • Social problems in literature.,
    • Deception in literature.,
    • Women in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-227) and index.

      StatementDeirdre D"Albertis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4711 .D35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 230 p. ;
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL658878M
      ISBN 100312173040
      LC Control Number97004103

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