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The narrative rhetorics of the British sentimental novel, 1760-1800.

Anne Patricia Williams

The narrative rhetorics of the British sentimental novel, 1760-1800.

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Pagination273 leaves.
Number of Pages273
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Open LibraryOL17005338M
ISBN 100315972815
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