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American literature and the American language

T. S. Eliot

American literature and the American language

an address delivered at Washington University on June 9, 1953

by T. S. Eliot

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Published by Washington University in St. Louis, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eliot family.,
  • American literature.,
  • Americanisms.

  • Edition Notes

    Gallup, D.C. Eliot (rev. ed.), A62

    Other titlesEliot familty and St. Louis.
    Statementby T.S. Eliot ; with an appendix, The Eliot family and St. Louis, prepared by the Department of English.
    SeriesWashington University studies. New Series, Language and literature ;, no. 23
    ContributionsWashington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) Dept. of English.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 A64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6150260M
    LC Control Number54001569
    OCLC/WorldCa1010698

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