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The Virginia Woolf reader

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Mitchell A. Leaska.
ContributionsLeaska, Mitchell Alexander.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 A6 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 371 p. ;
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842547M
ISBN 100156935902, 0151937826
LC Control Number84004478


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