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What is American literature?

Carl Van Doren

What is American literature?

by Carl Van Doren

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican literature: an introduction.
    StatementBy Carl Van Doren.
    ContributionsVan Doren, Carl Clinton, 1885-1950.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21536382M

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