Feminism and autobiography texts, theories, methods

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women"s studies -- Biographical methods,
  • Autobiography -- Women authors,
  • Feminist criticism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Book details

Statementedited by Tess Cosslett, Celia Lury, and Penny Summerfield
SeriesTransformations
ContributionsCosslett, Tess, Lury, Celia, Summerfield, Penny
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1185 .F45 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 265 p. :
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16997691M
ISBN 100415232015, 0415232023
LC Control Number00032842

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