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The lesbian imagination, Victorian style

a psychological and critical study of "Vernon Lee"

by Burdett Gardner

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Lee, Vernon, 1856-1935.,
    • Lesbians in literature.,
    • Psychology in literature.,
    • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Lesbians -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBurdett Gardner.
      SeriesHarvard dissertations in American and English literature
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5115.P2 Z667 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination592, xxii p., [7] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages592
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2380195M
      ISBN 100824000595
      LC Control Number87008765


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