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American modernism (1910-1945)

Roger Lathbury

American modernism (1910-1945)

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJerry Phillips, general editor ; Michael Anesko, adviser and contributor ; Roger Lathbury, Patricia Linehan, principal authors.
    SeriesBackgrounds to American literature
    ContributionsPhillips, Jerry, Anesko, Michael., Linehan, Patricia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS228.M63 L38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23632081M
    ISBN 109781604134889
    LC Control Number2009029632


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