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prostitute in nineteenth-century fiction and prose

Christiane Klein

prostitute in nineteenth-century fiction and prose

by Christiane Klein

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Published .
Written in English

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

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    Statementby Christiane Klein
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 leaves ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14636254M

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