Women"s writing in nineteenth-century France

by Alison Finch

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA

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  • French literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- France -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-308) and index.

Other titlesWomen"s writing in 19th century France
StatementAlison Finch.
SeriesCambridge studies in French ;, 65
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ149 .F66 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL49382M
ISBN 100521631866
LC Control Number99052348

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