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Historical nightmares and imaginative violence in American women"s writings

  • 158 Pages
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  • English
Greenwood Press , Westport, Conn
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism., Violence in literature., Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism., Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States., Literature and history -- United States., Women and literature -- United States., Nightmares in literature., Victims in litera


United St

StatementAmy S. Gottfried.
SeriesContributions in women"s studies,, no. 163
LC ClassificationsPS374.V58 G68 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 158 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL692515M
ISBN 100313301603
LC Control Number97039722

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