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Victorian writers and the image of empire

the rose-colored vision

by Laurence Kitzan

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Imperialism in literature.,
  • Colonies in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-199) and index.

    StatementLaurence Kitzan.
    SeriesContributions to the study of world literature,, no. 104
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR468.I49 K58 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 203 p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6793970M
    ISBN 10031331778X
    LC Control Number00061722


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