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Classic American women writers

Classic American women writers

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- Women authors.,
    • Women -- United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
    • Short stories, American.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited with an introd., chronologies, and bibliographies, Cynthia Griffin Wolff.
      ContributionsWolff, Cynthia Griffin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ1 .C5635 1980b, PS647.W6 .C5635 1980b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 406 p. ;
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4124177M
      ISBN 100374987114
      LC Control Number80081107

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