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New readings of the American novel

Peter B. Messent

New readings of the American novel

narrative theory and its application

by Peter B. Messent

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Messent.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 328 p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23134713M
    ISBN 101853312347

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