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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, New York .
Written in English


  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Sex role in literature,
  • Gender identity in literature,
  • Sex (Psychology) in literature,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Hugh Stevens and Caroline Howlett
ContributionsStevens, Hugh, Howlett, Caroline
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18121524M
ISBN 100719051606, 0719051614

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