A companion to American literature and culture

by Paul Lauter

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, Malden, MA

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Paul Lauter
SeriesBlackwell companions to literature and culture -- 70, Blackwell companions to literature and culture -- 70.
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LC ClassificationsPS88 .C63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 688 p. ;
Number of Pages688
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434922M
ISBN 100631208925
ISBN 109780631208921
LC Control Number2009037995
OCLC/WorldCa438054341

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