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female hero in women"s literature and poetry

Susan A. Lichtman

female hero in women"s literature and poetry

by Susan A. Lichtman

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Published by Mellen in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Feminism and literature -- English-speaking countries.,
    • Women and literature -- English-speaking countries.,
    • Feminist poetry -- History and criticism.,
    • Heroines in literature.,
    • Sex role in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [79]-81).

      StatementSusan A. Lichtman.
      SeriesWomen"s studies ;, v. 10, Women"s studies (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR111 .L5 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p. :
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL806652M
      ISBN 100773487964
      LC Control Number95043269

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