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The American neighborhood novel

David R. Mayer

The American neighborhood novel

by David R. Mayer

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Published by University of Nagoya Press in Nagoya, Japan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Neighborhood in literature,
  • Minorities in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid R. Mayer.
    SeriesNanzan University academic publication series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.N42 M39 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2273283M
    ISBN 104930689430
    LC Control Number89162409
    OCLC/WorldCa22543398

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