Virginia Woolf.

by Bernard Blackstone

Publisher: Published for the British Council and the National Book League, by Longmans, Green in [Harlow, Eng.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 39 Downloads: 512
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  • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 37-39.

SeriesWriters and their work, no. 33, Bibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work,, no. 33
LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 Z559 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5160723M
LC Control Number74499967

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