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From Castle Rackrent to Castle Dracula Anglo-Irish Agrarian fiction in the nineteenth century by Paul E. H. Davis

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Published by University of Buckingham Press in Buckingham .
Written in English


  • English fiction,
  • Land tenure in literature,
  • Agriculture in literature,
  • Irish authors,
  • History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Paul E H Davis
LC ClassificationsPR8752 .D38 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 351 p. :
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25172575M
ISBN 100956071678
ISBN 109780956071675
LC Control Number2011505901

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