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Literary democracy

the declaration of cultural independence in America

by Larzer Ziff

  • 293 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and society -- United States,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1783-1865

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLarzer Ziff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS201 .Z5 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 333 p. ;
      Number of Pages333
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4119487M
      ISBN 100670430269
      LC Control Number80054085

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