The Cambridge Introduction to The Nineteenth-Century American Novel (Cambridge Introductions to Literature) by Gregg Crane

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  • 19th Century Literature - History And Criticism,
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  • English,
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Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL10435887M
ISBN 100521603994
ISBN 109780521603997

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