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Victorian contexts

literature and the visual arts

by Murray Roston

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Aesthetics, British -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMurray Roston.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 246 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17071477M
    ISBN 100333654420
    LC Control Number96082842
    OCLC/WorldCa35911258

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