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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Turner, Arlin,
  • American literature -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Louis J. Budd, Edwin H. Cady, Carl L. Anderson.
ContributionsTurner, Arlin., Budd, Louis J., Cady, Edwin Harrison., Anderson, Carl L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS92 .T6
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 279 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4427093M
ISBN 100822304309
LC Control Number79051499

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