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modern American political novel, 1900-1960

Joseph Leo Blotner

modern American political novel, 1900-1960

by Joseph Leo Blotner

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Political fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Politics inliterature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. (370)-389.

    Statementby Joseph Blotner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.P6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 424 p. ;
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21728705M

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