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Jean Rhys a critical study by Thomas F. Staley

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English



  • West Indies,
  • England


  • Rhys, Jean -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Autobiographical fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- West Indies -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementThomas F. Staley.
LC ClassificationsPR6035.H96 Z87 1979b
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4206285M
ISBN 100333245229
LC Control Number80485565

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