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Women and print culture the construction of femininity in the early periodical by Kathryn Shevelow

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


  • Women"s periodicals, English -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography, p223-230. - Includes index.

StatementKathryn Shevelow.
The Physical Object
Pagination235p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21393156M
ISBN 100415012228

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