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Myths of power

Terry Eagleton

Myths of power

a Marxist study of the Brontës

by Terry Eagleton

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Brontë family,
    • Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century,
    • Power (Social sciences) in literature,
    • Marxist criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementTerry Eagleton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4169 .E2 1975b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination148 p. ;
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5240921M
      ISBN 100333177959
      LC Control Number75312260


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