A Companion to Early Modern Women"s Writing

by Anita Pacheco

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Limited

Written in English
Published: Pages: 416 Downloads: 720
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Subjects:

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Feminist,
  • Women Authors,
  • ENGLISH LITERATURE_HISTORY AND CRITICISM_EARLY MODERN, 1500-1700,
  • ENGLISH LITERATURE_WOMEN AUTHORS,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • WOMEN AND LITERATURE,
  • Renaissance

Edition Notes

Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9375567M
ISBN 101405176113
ISBN 109781405176118

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