A Companion to the Victorian Novel
Patrick Brantlinger, William Thesing
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 528 pages
The Companion to the Victorian Novel provides contextual and critical information about the entire range of British fiction published between 1837 and 1901.
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