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Jane Austen and crime

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Published by Jones Books in [Madison, Wis.] .
Written in English


  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Crime in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-237) and index.

StatementSusannah Fullerton.
LC ClassificationsPR4038.C76 F85 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17169743M
ISBN 100976353954
LC Control Number2006008737

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