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Spirit of place the making of an American literary landscape by Turner, Frederick W.

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Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- United States,
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature,
  • Literary landmarks -- United States,
  • Regionalism in literature,
  • Local color in literature,
  • Landscape in literature,
  • United States -- In literature

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Edition Notes

StatementFrederick Turner.
LC ClassificationsPS141 .T8 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1712323M
ISBN 101559631805
LC Control Number92014384

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