Literary New Orleans in the Modern World (Southern Literary Studies) by Richard S. Kennedy

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Published by Louisiana State University Press .

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Subjects:

  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American - Southern,
  • Essays,
  • American - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7945919M
ISBN 100807131598
ISBN 109780807131596

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