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Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature

by James D. Hartman

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871042M
    ISBN 100801872510
    ISBN 109780801872518
    OCLC/WorldCa39606348

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