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Homelessness in American literature

romanticism, realism, and testimony

by Allen, John

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Homelessness in literature.,
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Homeless persons in literature.,
    • Romanticism -- United States.,
    • Realism in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-184) and index.

      StatementJohn Allen.
      SeriesAmerican popular history & culture, American popular history and culture (Routledge (Firm))
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS228.H65 A45 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 195 :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3673835M
      ISBN 100415945895
      LC Control Number2003007258


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