3 edition of Literary culture and the Pacific found in the catalog.
Literary culture and the Pacific
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-292) and index.
|Series||Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture -- 13|
|LC Classifications||PN761 .S65 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 296 p. :|
|Number of Pages||296|
|ISBN 10||0521573599, 0521022983|
|LC Control Number||97007612|
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