A history of Southern literature. by Carl Holliday

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.,
  • Southern States -- Intellectual life.,
  • Southern States -- In literature.

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Other titlesSouthern literature.
LC ClassificationsPS261 .H6 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination406 p.
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5617761M
LC Control Number68026281

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