3 edition of Perspective in British historical fiction today found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-203).
|LC Classifications||PR888.H5 M34 1987b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 207 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||90115062|
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British History covers the major events, periods, and people of Britain, including the days of Early England, the Anglo-Saxon Invasions and the Norman Conquest, the Elizabethan Age, the British Empire, The Victorian Age /5(4). Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.
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