American audacity

in defense of literary daring by William Giraldi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 462 Downloads: 629
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Subjects:

  • Critics,
  • American fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • National characteristics in literature,
  • American Authors

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementWilliam Giraldi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3607.I469 A6 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 462 pages
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26963181M
ISBN 101631493906
ISBN 109781631493904
LC Control Number2018008751
OCLC/WorldCa1005110092

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