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A historical guide to Walt Whitman

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-259) and index.

      Statementedited by David S. Reynolds.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      SeriesHistorical guides to American authors
      ContributionsReynolds, David S., 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3238 .H57 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL31759M
      ISBN 100195120817, 0195120825
      LC Control Number99012608

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