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Dickens and the concept of home

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Home in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-175).

    Statementby Frances Armstrong.
    SeriesNineteenth-century studies, Nineteenth-century studies (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4592.H55 A7 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2187137M
    ISBN 100835720055
    LC Control Number89005237

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