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20th-century American literature

20th-century American literature

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTwentieth century American literature.
    Statementintroduction by Warren French.
    Series[Macmillan reference books], Great writers student library ;, 13, Great writers student library (London, England) ;, 13.
    ContributionsFrench, Warren G., 1922-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS221 .T84x 1980b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 668 p. ;
    Number of Pages668
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2349336M
    LC Control Number86672972

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