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Narrating class in American fiction

William Dow

Narrating class in American fiction

by William Dow

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Social classes in literature,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Working class in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Dow.
    SeriesAmerican literature readings in the twenty-first century
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.S68 D69 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16839255M
    ISBN 100230609821
    LC Control Number2008017506

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