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Orphan texts

Laura Peters

Orphan texts

Victorian orphans, culture and empire

by Laura Peters

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orphans in literature,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaura Peters
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 158 p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18116735M
    ISBN 100719052327

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