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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


  • American literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.

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Edition Notes

SeriesCornell paperbacks, Cornell paperbacks
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14168065M

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