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The burdens of perfection

on ethics and reading in nineteenth-century British literature

by Andrew H. Miller

  • 163 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Didactic literature, English -- History and criticism,
  • Perfection in literature,
  • Ethics in literature,
  • Literature and morals,
  • Books and reading -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-250) and index.

    StatementAndrew H. Miller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR468.P36 M55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17004055M
    ISBN 100801446619
    ISBN 109780801446610
    LC Control Number2007043283

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