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6 edition of Communities of women found in the catalog.

Communities of women

an idea in fiction

by Nina Auerbach

  • 61 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

  • English-speaking countries.
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- History and criticism,
    • Women in literature,
    • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Women and literature -- English-speaking countries,
    • Community life in literature,
    • Community in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementNina Auerbach.
      LC ClassificationsPR830.W6 A9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4551772M
      ISBN 100674151682
      LC Control Number77021213

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