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Dickens and his readers aspects of novel-criticism since 1836 by George H. Ford

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Published by Published for the University of Cincinnati by Princeton U.P.Oxford U.P in Princeton .
Written in English


  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870.

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StatementGeorge H. Ford.
The Physical Object
Pagination318p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21659426M

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