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Maid and mistress feminine solidarity and class difference in five nineteenth-century French texts by Susan Yates

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • French fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • French fiction -- Male authors -- History and criticism,
  • Feminism and literature -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women and literature -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Feminist fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Social classes in literature,
  • Servants in literature,
  • Women in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-195) and index.

StatementSusan Yates.
SeriesThe Age of revolution and romanticism ;, v. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ653 .Y38 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1860084M
ISBN 100820412481
LC Control Number90013327

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