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Published by Macmillian in Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Study and teaching.,
  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementVivien Jones.
SeriesHow to study literature
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22164223M
ISBN 100333413466

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