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Critical approaches to American literature. by Ray Broadus Browne

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American literature -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited by Ray B. Browne & Martin Light.
ContributionsLight, Martin, joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS121 .B77
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5950110M
LC Control Number65022675

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