A house of good proportion: images of women in literature. by Michele Murray

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LC ClassificationsPN6071.W7 M83
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Pagination379 p.
Number of Pages379
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Open LibraryOL5309658M
ISBN 100671214713, 0671214721
LC Control Number72093509

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