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Daphne du Maurier, haunted heiress

Author: Nina Auerbach
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2000.
Series: Personal takes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nina Auerbach examines the writer of depth and recklessness now largely known only as the author of Rebecca."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Auerbach, Nina, 1943-
Daphne du Maurier, haunted heiress.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607380833
Named Person: Daphne Du Maurier; Gerald Du Maurier, Sir; Daphne Du Maurier; Daphne Du Maurier; George Du Maurier; Du Maurier family.; Daphne Du Maurier; George Du Maurier; Gerald Du Maurier, Sir; Daphne Du Maurier; Daphne Du Maurier
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Auerbach
ISBN: 0812235304 9780812235302
OCLC Number: 41464885
Description: 180 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reading Furtively, by Flashlight --
The Men in Her Life --
Family Chronicler --
Life as a Man --
Rebecca and Romance --
Movie Star --
"Je Reviens."
Series Title: Personal takes.
Responsibility: Nina Auerbach.

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Nina Auerbach examines both the life of Daphne du Maurier as it is revealed in her writings and the sensibility of a vanished class and a time now gone that haunts the fringes of our own age.  Read more...

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