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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criticism -- Terminology,
  • Literature -- Terminology,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Themes, motives -- Terminology,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases,
  • Literary form -- Terminology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEdward Quinn.
SeriesFacts on File library of American literature
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN44.5 .Q56 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 360 p. ;
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL36004M
ISBN 100816032327
LC Control Number99021449

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