Catastrophe and imagination an interpretation of the recent English and American novel. by McCormick, John

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .

Written in English

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  • English-speaking countries.

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  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Disasters in literature.,
  • Literature and society -- English-speaking countries.,
  • War and literature -- English-speaking countries.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR881 .M25 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5056515M
ISBN 100841459118
LC Control Number74019298

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