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Christina Stead by Jennifer Gribble

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English



  • Australia


  • Stead, Christina, 1902- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Australia -- In literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 128-133).

StatementJennifer Gribble.
SeriesAustralian writers
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.S75 Z66 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 133 p. ;
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1175442M
ISBN 100195533704, 0195532880
LC Control Number94160245

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