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Twentieth-Century Fiction

by Peter Verdonk

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Published by Taylor & Francis Group Plc in London .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24257842M
ISBN 100203734564
OCLC/WorldCa71196041

About this book Through a wide-ranging series of essays and relevant readings, A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction presents an overview of American fiction published since the conclusion of the First World War.


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