George Eliot and the conflict of interpretations a reading of the novels by David Carroll

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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  • England

Subjects:

  • Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Didactic fiction, English -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDavid Carroll.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4688 .C28 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 333 p. ;
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1556252M
ISBN 100521403669
LC Control Number91036677

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