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The American writer in England

The American writer in England

an exhibition arranged in honor of the sesquicentennial of the University of Virginia.


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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

  • American literature -- Bibliography -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. x.

    StatementWith a foreword by Gordon N. Ray and an introd. by C. Waller Barrett.
    ContributionsUniversity of Virginia.
    LC ClassificationsZ1225 .A64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 137 p.
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5696185M
    LC Control Number70093030

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