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The literature of the Victorian era

Walker, Hugh

The literature of the Victorian era

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Published by The University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementby Hugh Walker.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 1067 p.
Number of Pages1067
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23318082M


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