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Published by The University of Chicago press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American prose literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementselected and ed., with illustrative and explanatory notes and a bibliography, by Walter C. Bronson...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS645 .B7
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 737 p.
Number of Pages737
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23275763M
LC Control Number16015361
OCLC/WorldCa1825052

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