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Charles Dickens in Cyberspace The Afterlife of the Nineteenth Century in Postmodern Culture by Jay Clayton

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7392940M
ISBN 100195313267
ISBN 109780195313260

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