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Representations of women nineteenth-century British women"s poetry by Kathleen Hickok

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • English poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Feminist poetry -- History and criticism.,
  • Feminism and literature -- Great Britain.,
  • Women in literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementKathleen Hickok.
SeriesContributions in women"s studies ;, no. 49
LC ClassificationsPR585.W58 H52 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3170856M
ISBN 100313238375
LC Control Number83013029

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