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James Dickey and the politics of canon

assessing the savage ideal

by Ernest Suarez

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dickey, James -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Canon (Literature)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-166) and index.

      StatementErnest Suarez.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.I32 Z87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 170 p. ;
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1419841M
      ISBN 100826209211
      LC Control Number93029880


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