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9 edition of Contemporary American novelists, 1900-1920. found in the catalog.

Contemporary American novelists, 1900-1920.

by Carl Van Doren

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS379 .V3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6643409M
    LC Control Number22008071
    OCLC/WorldCa1048672

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