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Queen of the wits

Norma Clarke

Queen of the wits

a life of Laetitia Pilkington

by Norma Clarke

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pilkington, Laetitia, -- 1712-1750,
  • Poets, Irish -- 18th century -- Biography,
  • Women poets, Irish -- 18th century -- Biography,
  • Women and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Scandals -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-351) and index.

    StatementNorma Clarke.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3619.P442 Z533 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 364 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22571438M
    ISBN 100571224288
    ISBN 109780571224289
    LC Control Number2008425249

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