Includes bibliographical references (p. 5-6).
|Statement||edited by Elizabeth C. Bowen, Beverly E. Schneller.|
|Contributions||Bowen, Mary Elizabeth, 1944-, Schneller, Beverly E.|
|LC Classifications||Q171 .W876 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 371 p. :|
|Number of Pages||371|
|LC Control Number||90033943|
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