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Western American literary criticism

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Published by Boise State University in Boise, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Criticism -- West (U.S.) -- History,
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • West (U.S.) -- In literature,
    • West (U.S.) -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [57]

      Statementby Martin Bucco.
      SeriesBoise State University western writers series ;, no. 62
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS271 .B83 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p. ;
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2873720M
      ISBN 100884300366
      LC Control Number84070250
      OCLC/WorldCa10984814


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