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Political and social issues in British women"s fiction, 1928-1968

by Elizabeth Maslen

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Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Political fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Social problems in literature.,
    • Politics in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-240) and index.

      StatementElizabeth Maslen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR888.P6 M37 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6789314M
      ISBN 100333729536
      LC Control Number00049142

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