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Reconstructing Woman

From Fiction to Reality in the Nineteenth-Century French Novel

by Dorothy Kelly

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • European - French,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Historical - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10284511M
    ISBN 100271032669
    ISBN 109780271032665

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