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Victorian biography

David Amigoni

Victorian biography

intellectuals and the ordering ofdiscourse

by David Amigoni

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Biography as a literary form.,
  • Discourse analysis, Literary.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Biography -- Historyand criticism.,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-193) and index.

    StatementDavid Amigoni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR788.B56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21258961M
    ISBN 100312103948


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