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The Oxford book of modern women"s stories

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English,
  • Short stories, Commonwealth (English),
  • Short stories, American -- Women authors,
  • American fiction -- 20th century,
  • English fiction -- 20th century,
  • English fiction -- Women authors,
  • Women -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Patricia Craig.
    ContributionsCraig, Patricia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.W7 O9 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 522 p. ;
    Number of Pages522
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1077456M
    ISBN 100192142321
    LC Control Number94000657

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