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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism,
  • Literary form -- History -- 18th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth R. Napier.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR858.T3 N37 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2722902M
ISBN 100198128606
LC Control Number86016465

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