Margaret Drabble"s female Bildungsromane

theory, genre, and gender by Ian Wojcik-Andrews

Publisher: P. Lang in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Margaret Drabble
Published: Pages: 224 Downloads: 659
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  • England

Subjects:

  • Drabble, Margaret, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Psychological fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Maturation (Psychology) in literature.,
  • Bildungsromans -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-218) and index.

StatementIan Wojcik-Andrews.
SeriesWriting about women,, vol. 6
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6054.R25 Z96 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1710296M
ISBN 10082041901X
LC Control Number92012163

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