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The witlings and, The woman-hater by Fanny Burney

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont, Orchard Park, NY .
Written in English


  • Man-woman relationships -- Drama.,
  • Women intellectuals -- Drama.,
  • Literature -- Societies, etc. -- Drama.,
  • Misogyny -- Drama.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329).

Other titlesWoman hater.
StatementFrances Burney ; edited by Peter Sabor and Geoffrey Sill.
SeriesBroadview literary texts
ContributionsSabor, Peter., Sill, Geoffrey M., 1944-, Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840.
LC ClassificationsPR3316.A4 W58 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3706762M
ISBN 101551113783
LC Control Number2003277353

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