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Sentimentalism and its discontents E.D.E.N. Southworth"s The Hidden Hand and Harriet Jacobs" Incidents in the life of a slave girl by Judith M Ketteler

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte, -- 1819-1899.,
  • Jacobs, Harriet A. -- 1813-1897.

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Statementby Judith M. Ketteler
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 118 leaves ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15241338M

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