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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American literature -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesTwentieth century text-books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS92 T73
The Physical Object
Pagination277p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24139083M

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