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literature of the United States ; an anthology and history

Walter Blair

literature of the United States ; an anthology and history

by Walter Blair

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Glenview, ILL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Littérature américaine -- Collections,
  • Littérature américaine -- Histoire et critique

  • Edition Notes

    5

    Other titlesv.1 : From the Colonial Period through the American Renaissance, v.2 : From the Civil War to the present
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22198958M

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