Personal Writings by Women to 1900 A Bibliography of American and British Writers (Bibliographies of Writings By American and British Women to 1900) by Gwenn Davis

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  • Reference works,
  • Women"s studies,
  • American Prose,
  • Women In Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Reference,
  • Women Authors

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