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The Western a collection of critical essays by

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English



  • West (U.S.)


  • American fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Frontier and pioneer life in literature,
  • Western stories -- History and criticism,
  • West (U.S.) -- In literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 176-177.

Statementedited by James K. Folsom.
SeriesTwentieth century views, A Spectrum book
ContributionsFolsom, James K.
LC ClassificationsPS374.W4 W4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4732935M
ISBN 100139507175, 0139507094
LC Control Number78021663

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