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'Of marble men and maidens': sin, sculpture, and perversion in Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Marble Faun'

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'Of marble men and maidens': sin, sculpture, and perversion in Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Marble Faun'. / Pulham, Patricia.

In: The Yearbook of English Studies, Vol. 40, No. 1-2, 2010, p. 83-102.

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Pulham, P 2010, ''Of marble men and maidens': sin, sculpture, and perversion in Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Marble Faun'', The Yearbook of English Studies, vol. 40, no. 1-2, pp. 83-102.

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Pulham, P. (2010). 'Of marble men and maidens': sin, sculpture, and perversion in Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Marble Faun'. The Yearbook of English Studies, 40(1-2), 83-102.

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Pulham, Patricia. / 'Of marble men and maidens': sin, sculpture, and perversion in Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Marble Faun'. In: The Yearbook of English Studies. 2010 ; Vol. 40, No. 1-2. pp. 83-102.

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