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American Literature
By Stephen Matterson

American Literature

The Essential Glossary

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American Literature by Stephen Matterson

Book Description

A reference guide to American literature, with more than four hundred entires devoted to aspects of American history, literary movements, influential writers and key texts. It is suitable for students of American literature at any level, and it is also relevant to those interested in American history and American Studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780340807040
ISBN-10: 0340807040
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 157mm x 23mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 27-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen Matterson

Stephen Matterson is Senior Lecturer in English Studies, Trinity College, University of Dublin. He has taught at Sunderland Polytechnic an at the University of Minnesota. He is one of the co-authors of Studying Poetry (Arnold, 2000)

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