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12 edition of Boredom found in the catalog.

Boredom

the literary history of a state of mind

by Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks

  • 34 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Boredom in literature,
  • Boredom -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-280) and index.

    StatementPatricia Meyer Spacks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR408.B67 S67 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1092758M
    ISBN 100226768538
    LC Control Number94017109


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