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The literature of the American renaissance.

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Published by C. E. Merrill Pub. Co. in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 1783-1865 -- Literary collections.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Rex J. Burbank [and] Jack B. Moore.
      ContributionsMoore, Jack B., joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS535 .B8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 611 p.
      Number of Pages611
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5679599M
      ISBN 100675095867
      LC Control Number69010762
      OCLC/WorldCa301626241


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