American literature and culture, 1900-1960

by Gail McDonald

Publisher: Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA

Written in English
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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • National characteristics, American, in literature,
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century,
  • United States -- In literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGail McDonald.
SeriesBlackwell introductions to literature
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS221 .M394 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3418348M
ISBN 101405101261, 140510127X
ISBN 109781405101264, 9781405101271
LC Control Number2005034697

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