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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English



  • Italy


  • Italian literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Italian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Women and literature -- Italy -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-236).

Statementedited by Santo L. Aricò.
ContributionsAricò, Santo L., 1938-
LC ClassificationsPQ4055.W6 C66 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2206331M
ISBN 100870237101
LC Control Number89028436

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