5 edition of The country house at war found in the catalog.
The country house at war
John Martin Robinson
|Statement||John Martin Robinson.|
|LC Classifications||DA660 .R615 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 184 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||184|
|LC Control Number||90122335|
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Ellen O’Brien is a second year PhD student at the University of Notre Dame, in Perth, Australia. Her research focuses on the representation of marginalised voices, particularly of the servants, in English country house literature from the late Victorian period up to the Second World War.
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