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The American Short Story 1945-1980

Gordon Weaver

The American Short Story 1945-1980

A Critical History (Critical History of the Modern Short Sto)

by Gordon Weaver

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Published by G. K. Hall & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 20th Century American Novel And Short Story,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • Short stories, American,
  • General,
  • American fiction,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Short story

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7936119M
    ISBN 10080579350X
    ISBN 109780805793505

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