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Figuring women

a thematic study of Giovanni Verga"s female characters

by Susan Amatangelo

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Verga, Giovanni, 1840-1922 -- Characters -- Women

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Amatangelo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4734.V5 Z5625 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3288811M
    ISBN 100838640176
    LC Control Number2004001341

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