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American literature from 1945 through today

American literature from 1945 through today

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Published by Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography,
  • American literature -- 21st century -- Bio-bibliography,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Adam Augustyn.
    GenreBio-bibliography, Biography
    SeriesThe Britannica guide to world literature
    ContributionsAugustyn, Adam, 1979-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS225 .A44 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24049646M
    ISBN 109781615301331
    LC Control Number2010002166
    OCLC/WorldCa502158637

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