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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Body, Human, in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-188) and index.

    Statementby Juliet McMaster.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR858.B63 M37 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3693144M
    ISBN 101403933146
    LC Control Number2003066658


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