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Published by Pinter in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Aesthetics.,
  • Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Technique.,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Fiction -- Technique.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-168) and index.

StatementPenelope Vita-Finzi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z88 1990b
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1946639M
ISBN 100861877934
LC Control Number90170248

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