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A short history of American literature, analyzed by decades

George Harrison Orians

A short history of American literature, analyzed by decades

by George Harrison Orians

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Published by F.S.Crofts in New York .
Written in English

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  • American literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] G.Harrison Orians. With supplementary chapters by M.L.Williams and W.L.Werner.
    ContributionsWilliams, Mentor Lee, 1901-, Werner, William Louser, 1894-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS92 .O7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv,314p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23336746M

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