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Reading Victorian Schoolrooms Childhood and Education in Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Children"s Literature and Culture) by Elizabeth Gargano

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Education in literature,
  • English fiction,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10209262M
ISBN 100415980348
ISBN 109780415980340

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