Victorian prose and poetry
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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • English prose literature -- 19th century.,
  • English poetry -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statement[edited by] Lionel Trilling [and] Harold Bloom.
SeriesThe Oxford anthology of English literature
ContributionsBloom, Harold.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 750 p.
Number of Pages750
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16581221M

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