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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • England,
  • European - General,
  • Literary Criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10208880M
ISBN 100415961157
ISBN 109780415961158
OCLC/WorldCa141385042

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