Jane Austen Emma and Persuasion by Roger Gard

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Published by Penguin Books in London, England, New York, N.Y., USA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.,
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [96]).

Book details

StatementRoger Gard.
SeriesPenguin critical studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4034.E53 G37 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination94, [2] p. ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1804574M
ISBN 100140771883
LC Control Number89210627

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