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Domestic realities and imperial fictions

Maaja A. Stewart

Domestic realities and imperial fictions

Jane Austen"snovels in eighteenth-century contexts

by Maaja A. Stewart

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Ga, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817.,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Social problems in literature.,
  • Imperialism in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaaja A. Stewart.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,209p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22282999M
    ISBN 100820315400

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