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Littery man

Mark Twain and modern authorship

by Richard S. Lowry

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Authorship.,
    • Authorship -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Authors and readers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Autobiographical fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Self in literature.,
    • Canon (Literature)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-172) and index.

      StatementRichard S. Lowry.
      SeriesCommonwealth Center studies in American culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1336 .L68 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 177 p. ;
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL795941M
      ISBN 100195102126
      LC Control Number95031814


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