spirit of American literature by John Albert Macy

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  • American literature -- History and criticism

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Statementby John Macy.
SeriesThe modern library of the world"s best books
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 1 l., 347 p. ;
Number of Pages347
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Open LibraryOL17804103M

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