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The theory of American literature.

by Howard Mumford Jones

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 207-215.

    StatementReissued, with a new concluding chapter and rev. bibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS31 .J6 1965
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 225 p.
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5974957M
    LC Control Number66000272
    OCLC/WorldCa269149

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