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Author: Henry Wood, Mrs.; Elisabeth Jay
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book looks at the anxieties of the Victorian middle classes who feared a breakdown of the social order as divorce became more readily available and promiscuity threatened the sanctity of the family. In this novel the simple act of hiring a governess raises the spectres of murder, disguise, and adultery"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, Henry, Mrs., 1814-1887.
East Lynne.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004024328
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Wood, Mrs.; Elisabeth Jay
ISBN: 9781435617759 1435617754 9780192804624 0192804626
OCLC Number: 252695765
Description: 1 online resource (1, 644 pages).
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Ellen Wood ; edited with an introduction and notes by Elisabeth Jay.
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When the aristocratic Lady Isabel abandons her husband and children for her wicked seducer, more is at stake than moral retribution. This edition returns to the racy, slang-ridden narrative of the  Read more...

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