|Statement||by Sara Ruth Watson.|
|Series||Twayne"s English authors series -- TEAS 134|
|LC Classifications||PR6037.A35 Z96|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||164 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||164|
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