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Literary Movements and Genres - Victorian Literature

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English


  • English literature: literary criticism,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History and criticism,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Victoria, 1837-1901,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Language, Literature And Biography,
  • English literature,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections,
  • 19th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7897488M
ISBN 100737702087
ISBN 109780737702088

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