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The American Renaissance reconsidered

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English



  • United States


  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 1783-1865

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Walter Benn Michaels and Donald E. Pease.
SeriesSelected papers from the English Institute ;, 1982-83, new ser., no. 9, Selected papers from the English Institute ;, new ser., no. 9.
ContributionsMichaels, Walter Benn., Pease, Donald E.
LC ClassificationsPS201 .A476 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2868953M
ISBN 100801825423
LC Control Number84047940

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