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development of American literary criticism

Floyd Stovall

development of American literary criticism

by Floyd Stovall

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Published by North Carolina University Press in Chapel Hill, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Criticism -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry H. Clark ... [et al.] ; edited by Floyd Stovall.
    ContributionsClark, Harry Hayden, 1901-1971.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN"99"U5"S75
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20981281M
    LC Control Number55001459

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