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American literary criticism

Douglas Bush

American literary criticism

the contemporary scene.

by Douglas Bush

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Published by University of Utah] in [Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Criticism

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS58 B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87-98p.
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16220903M

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