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Telling Travels

Selected Writings by Nineteenth-Century American Women Abroad

by Mary Suzanne Schriber

  • 129 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Northern Illinois University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • History,
  • 19th Century American Prose,
  • Women As Authors (American Literature),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Foreign countries,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • 19th century,
  • American prose literature,
  • Americans,
  • Travelers" writings, American,
  • Women authors

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8089668M
    ISBN 100875801951
    ISBN 109780875801957

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A summary of Part IV, Chapters I–IV in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver’s Travels. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Gulliver’s Travels and what it means.

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