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Literaure in America

an illustrated history

by Peter J. Conn

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [U.K.] ; New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Conn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS88 .C65 1989, PS88 .C65 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 587 p. :
    Number of Pages587
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17987962M
    ISBN 100521303737

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