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Studies in autobiography

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

    Subjects:
  • American prose literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Autobiography -- Congresses.,
  • English prose literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by James Olney.
    ContributionsOlney, James., Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.), International Symposium on Autobiography and Autobiography Studies (1985 : Louisiana State University)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS366.A88 S84 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2404368M
    ISBN 100195051319
    LC Control Number87035010


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