The American novel

a checklist of twentieth-century criticism
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  • English
A. Swallow , Denver
American fiction -- History and criticism -- Bibliogr
Statementby Donna Gerstenberger and George Hendrick.
ContributionsHendrick, George, joint author.
LC ClassificationsZ1231.F4 G4
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL5822768M
LC Control Number61009356

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This personification of. A book club held every month that celebrates some of the most iconic and brilliant writers of the USA. With no knowledge of American history or literature required we are looking for readers to discuss classics and favourites, or books that have never been heard of before.

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