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The American writer and the European tradition.

Margaret Denny

The American writer and the European tradition.

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Published by Published for the University of Rochester by the University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- European influences,
    • American literature -- History and criticism,
    • European literature -- Appreciation -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMargaret Denny and William H. Gilman, editors.
      ContributionsGilman, William H. 1911-1976.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS157 .D4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6073156M
      LC Control Number50013091
      OCLC/WorldCa528808

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The American Writer and the European Tradition • Margaret Denny and William H. Gilman, editors. Tags. Literature $ paper ISBN. OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages 24 cm: Contents: The Renaissance tradition in America, by L.B. WrightThe Enlightenment and the American dream, by T. HornbergerBenjamin Franklin, promoter of useful knowledge, by R.E.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: American writer and the European tradition. New York: McGraw-Hill,© American writer and the European tradition. Minneapolis, Published for the University of Rochester by the University of Minnesota Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Denny; William H Gilman.

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