Victorian fantasy by Stephen Prickett

Cover of: Victorian fantasy | Stephen Prickett

Published by Baylor University Press in Waco, Tex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Fantasy in literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-280) and index.

Book details

StatementStephen Prickett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR468.F35 P7 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3401367M
ISBN 101932792309
LC Control Number2005015940

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