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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Children"s stories, Commonwealth (English),
  • Children"s stories, English,
  • History and criticism,
  • Horror tales, English

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAnna Jackson (Editor), Karen Coats (Editor), Roderick McGillis (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10208821M
ISBN 100415960363
ISBN 109780415960366

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