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Common courtesy in eighteenth-century English literature

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Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Courtesy in literature.,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Interpersonal relations in literature.,
    • Manners and customs in literature.,
    • Social interaction in literature.,
    • Community life in literature.,
    • Social ethics in literature.,
    • Common sense in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-196) and index.

      StatementWilliam Bowman Piper.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR448.C7 P56 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL665073M
      ISBN 100874136458
      LC Control Number97010684

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