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Upon further review

sports in American literature

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Sports in literature.,
  • Sports stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Athletics in literature.,
  • Athletes in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-204) and index.

    Statementedited by Michael Cocchiarale and Scott Emmert.
    ContributionsCocchiarale, Michael, 1966-, Emmert, Scott, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS169.S62 U66 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 219 p. ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3301694M
    ISBN 100275980502
    LC Control Number2004040893

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