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Oppressive narrowness

Barbro Almqvist Norbelie

Oppressive narrowness

a study of the female community in George Eliot"s early writings

by Barbro Almqvist Norbelie

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Published by [Uppsala University], Almqvist & Wiksell International, [distributor] in Uppsala, Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Political and social views.,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Community life in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBarbro Almqvist Norbelie.
      SeriesActa Universitatis Upsaliensis., 80
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4692.W6 N67 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1498470M
      ISBN 109155429823
      LC Control Number93174981

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