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Dreadful Visitations
By Alessa Johns

Dreadful Visitations

Confronting Natural Catastrophe in the Age of Enlightenment

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Dreadful Visitations by Alessa Johns

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415921756
ISBN-10: 0415921759
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 222
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alessa Johns

Alessa Johns is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Davis. She has published articles on eighteenth-century British literature including the works of Mary Astell, Sarah Fielding, Sarah Scott, Mary Hamilton and Daniel Defoe.

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