Paris in American literature

by Jean MeМЃral

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill

Written in English
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Places:

  • Paris (France)

Subjects:

  • American literature -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- French influences.,
  • Paris (France) -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Statementby Jean Méral ; translated by Laurette Long.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS159.F5 M4713 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2055606M
ISBN 100807818038
LC Control Number88033910

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