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The Longman companion to Victorian fiction

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Published by Longman in Burnt Mill, Harlow, Essex, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- Dictionaries.,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Sutherland.
    ContributionsLongman (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR871 .S86 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination696 p. ;
    Number of Pages696
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2248481M
    ISBN 100582490405
    LC Control Number89123905


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