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Published by Thomson/Gale in Detroit .
Written in English


  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.,
  • American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American prose literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Steven Trout.
GenreBio-bibliography., Biography.
SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 316
ContributionsTrout, Steven, 1963-
LC ClassificationsPS374.W65 A846 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 497 p. :
Number of Pages497
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3398142M
ISBN 100787681342
LC Control Number2005011416

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