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Criticism; some major American writers.

by Leary, Lewis Gaston

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSelected by Lewis Leary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS121 .L4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 462 p.
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5704141M
    ISBN 100030783607
    LC Control Number70145658

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