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Violence in recent Southern fiction

  • 207 Pages
  • 0.56 MB
  • English
Duke University Press , Durham, N.C
American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism, Violence in literature, Crime in literature, Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-, Southern States -- In liter


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Statement[by] Louise Y. Gossett.
LC ClassificationsPS261 .G6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 207 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5942801M
LC Control Number65013656

VIOLENCE IN RECENT SOUTHERN FICTION. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth in original dust jacket. Jacket moderately edge-worn along top edge with significant tear at front corner.

Two spots of abrasion at front panel. Mild toning to spine. Corners lightly bumped. Interior bright and fresh. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gossett, Louise Y. Violence in recent Southern fiction.

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