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The prose of things : transformations of description in the eighteenth century

Author: Cynthia Wall
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes literary works in the contexts of natural science, consumer culture, and philosophical change to show how and why the perception and representation of space in the eighteenth-century novel  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2005027014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Wall
ISBN: 1322080925 9781322080925 9780226225029 022622502X
OCLC Number: 889999911
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 316 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Cynthia Sundberg Wall.

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