Women"s humor in the age of gentility

the life and works of Frances Miriam Whitcher by Linda Morris

Publisher: Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y

Written in English
Cover of: Women
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  • New York (State),
  • United States


  • Whitcher, Frances M., 1814-1852.,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • National characteristics, American, in literature.,
  • Humorists, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Manners and customs in literature.,
  • New York (State) -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-246) and index.

StatementLinda A. Morris.
LC ClassificationsPS3174.W45 Z78 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1559072M
ISBN 100815625626
LC Control Number91040053

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