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Jane Austen, Sense and sensibility

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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-136).

    Other titlesSense and sensibility
    StatementIsobel Armstrong.
    SeriesPenguin critical studies
    LC ClassificationsPR4034 .S4 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL905494M
    ISBN 100140772707
    LC Control Number95199169

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