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The muse of fiction fatal women in the novels of W. M. Thackeray, Thomas Hardy, and John Fowles

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Published by Johns Hopkins University in [Baltimore] .
Written in English


  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, -- 1811-1863 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Fowles, John, -- 1926- -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Karen Lever Sullivan.
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22031638M

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