American literature to 1900
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Published by P. Bedrick Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • American literature -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Marcus Cunliffe.
SeriesThe New history of literature
ContributionsCunliffe, Marcus.
LC ClassificationsPS88 .A44 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. ;
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2717639M
ISBN 100872261328
LC Control Number86010835

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