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American literature

Leon Howard

American literature

an anthology with critical introductions

by Leon Howard

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • American literature

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1955 under title: American heritage; an anthology and interpretive survey of our literature, edited by L. Howard, L. B. Wright and C. Bode.

    Statementedited by Carl Bode, Leon Howard [and] Louis B. Wright.
    ContributionsBode, Carl, 1911- joint ed., Wright, Louis B. 1899- joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS507 .H6 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5977843M
    LC Control Number66004952
    OCLC/WorldCa1960443

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    American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature. Using our fully online American literature textbook course offers convenience, fun video lessons, outstanding instructors, and relief from back pain! Using the Course Using the course is simple.

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