3 edition of American literature and the American language found in the catalog.
American literature and the American language
T. S. Eliot
Gallup, D.C. Eliot (rev. ed.), A62
|Other titles||Eliot familty and St. Louis.|
|Statement||by T.S. Eliot ; with an appendix, The Eliot family and St. Louis, prepared by the Department of English.|
|Series||Washington University studies. New Series, Language and literature ;, no. 23|
|Contributions||Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) Dept. of English.|
|LC Classifications||PS3509.L43 A64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||46 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||54001569|
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American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).
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