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George Eliot and the conventions of popular women"s fiction a serious literary response to the "Silly novels by lady novelists" by Susan Rowland Tush

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Popular literature -- Great Britain -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Women -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-178).

StatementSusan Rowland Tush.
SeriesAmerican university studies., v. 148
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4688 .T87 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1719549M
ISBN 100820418943
LC Control Number92022663

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