The Oxford anthology of American literature

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Statementchosen and edited by William Rose Benét and Norman Holmes Pearson.
ContributionsPearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975., Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950.
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Pagination2 v. (1658 p.)
Number of Pages1658
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Open LibraryOL22898359M

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