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Aspects of the American novel

Aspects of the American novel

Dreiser, Bellow, Potok and Barth

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Published by [s.n.] in Gent .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Kristiaan Versluys.
SeriesStudia Germanica Gandensia -- 1
ContributionsVersluys, Kristiaan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14873181M

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