The Cure of the Passions and the Origins of the English Novel by Geoffrey Sill

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  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • English fiction--18th century--History and cr,
  • English fiction--18th century--History and criticism,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7714452M
ISBN 10052102790X
ISBN 109780521027908

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