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Beautiful boredom

Lee Anna Maynard

Beautiful boredom

idleness and feminine self-realization in the Victorian novel

by Lee Anna Maynard

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Boredom in literature,
  • Self-consciousness (Awareness) in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-186) and index.

    StatementLee Anna Maynard.
    LC ClassificationsPR878.B66 M39 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24032649M
    ISBN 100786445556
    ISBN 109780786445554
    LC Control Number2009029647

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