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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English


  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.,
  • American literature -- 19th century -- Bio-bibliography -- Juvenile literature.,
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About the Edition

Contains profiles of ten nineteenth-century American literary giants, from Washington Irving to Stephen Crane, and assesses their work and its significance for American life and culture.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titles19th-century writers.
StatementSteven Otfinoski.
SeriesAmerican profiles, American profiles (Facts on File, Inc.)
LC ClassificationsPS201 .O8 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 122 p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1862438M
ISBN 100816024863
LC Control Number90020107

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