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Fictions of law

an investigation of the law in eighteenth-century English fiction

by Beth Swan

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Law in literature.,
    • Legal stories, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Marriage in literature.,
    • Lawyers in literature.,
    • Trials in literature.,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-222) and index.

      StatementBeth Swan.
      SeriesAnglo-American studies =, Anglo-amerikanische Studien,, Bd. 9, Anglo-amerikanische Studien ;, Bd. 9.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR858.L39 S93 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination231 p. ;
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL676703M
      ISBN 103631310870, 0820432350
      LC Control Number97022969

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