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British Romantic Writers and the East Anxieties of Empire (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism) by Nigel Leask

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Written in English


  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

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Number of Pages282
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Open LibraryOL7748112M
ISBN 100521604443
ISBN 109780521604444

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