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Themes and directions in American literature

essays in honor of Leon Howard.

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Published by Purdue University Studies in Lafayette, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Themes, motives

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementEdited by Ray B. Browne and Donald Pizer.
    ContributionsHoward, Leon., Browne, Ray Broadus, ed., Pizer, Donald, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS15 .T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5684358M
    ISBN 100911198202
    LC Control Number69016056
    OCLC/WorldCa23160

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