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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582 -- Rhetoric.,
  • Femininity.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-178) and index.

StatementAlison Weber.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4700.T4 W45 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2216482M
ISBN 100691068127
LC Control Number89039764

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