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By Caroline F. Levander, Robert S. Levine

A spouse to American Literary Studies addresses the main provocative questions, matters, and matters animating the sphere. Essays supply readers with the information and conceptual instruments for knowing American literary reviews because it is practiced at the present time, and chart new instructions for the way forward for the topic.

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