Includes bibliographical references (p. -171) and index.
|Statement||Diane P. Freedman.|
|Series||Feminist issues, Feminist issues (Charlottesville, Va.)|
|LC Classifications||PS152 .F74 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 180 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||180|
|ISBN 10||0813913772, 0813913780|
|LC Control Number||91039000|
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