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Faculty towers the academic novel and its discontents by Elaine Showalter

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English


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StatementElaine Showalter.
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LC ClassificationsPR
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Pagination143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
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Open LibraryOL22621222M
ISBN 100812238508

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