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The literary mother

The literary mother

essays on representations of maternity and child care

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Published by McFarland & Co. Pub. in Jefferson, NC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Susan C. Staub.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22762109M
ISBN 109780786430468

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