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stereotype of the single woman in American novels

Dorothy . Deegan

stereotype of the single woman in American novels

a social study with implications for the education of women.

by Dorothy . Deegan

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Single women in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. (235)-242.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.S74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21324680M

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