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Anti-splenetic mirth in the novels of the mid-eighteenth century

Susan Margaret Ganis Auty

Anti-splenetic mirth in the novels of the mid-eighteenth century

by Susan Margaret Ganis Auty

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

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  • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism

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    ContributionsToronto, University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 leaves.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18937076M

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