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6 edition of Gothic Manners/Classic Engl Novel found in the catalog.

Gothic Manners/Classic Engl Novel

by Joseph J. Wiesenfarth

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10316932M
    ISBN 100299119041
    ISBN 109780299119041

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Gothic Manners/Classic Engl Novel by Joseph J. Wiesenfarth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gothic Manners and the Classic English Novel Hardcover – December 1, by Joseph Wiesenfarth (Author)Cited by: 9. Joseph Wiesenfarth is professor emeritus of English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

He is the editor of two collections of essays on Ford and the author of six books, including Gothic Manners and the Classic English Novel, also published by the University of Wisconsin : Joseph J. Wiesenfarth. Joseph Wiesenfarth is professor emeritus of English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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