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Contemporary American fiction

Contemporary American fiction

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Published by E. Arnold in London, Baltimore, Md., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementeditors, Malcolm Bradbury and Sigmund Ro.
    SeriesStratford-upon-Avon studies.
    ContributionsBradbury, Malcolm, 1932-, Ro, Sigmund.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS379 .C64 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2460795M
    ISBN 100713164697
    LC Control Number87166491

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