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Published by J. Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Romanticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Gerald Gillespie, Manfred Engel, Bernard Dieterle.
SeriesA comparative history of literatures in European languages -- v. 23
ContributionsGillespie, Gerald Ernest Paul, 1933-, Engel, Manfred, 1953-, Dieterle, Bernard.
LC ClassificationsPN3500 .R66 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 733 p. ;
Number of Pages733
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16717316M
ISBN 109027234566
ISBN 109789027234568
LC Control Number2007038183

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