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The Spanish background of American literature. by Stanley Thomas Williams

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Spain,
  • Latin America

Subjects:

  • American literature -- Spanish influences,
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • United States -- Relations -- Spain,
  • Spain -- Relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Relations -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Relations -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS159.S7 W5 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5608844M
LC Control Number68016337

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