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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sade, D. A. F. -- marquis de, -- 1740-1814 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women in literature.,
  • Sex in literature.,
  • Women -- Psychology.,
  • Sex (Psychology)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p. (152)-154.

StatementAngela Carter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2063.S3
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21359815M
ISBN 100394505751

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