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Published by Walter de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • History in literature,
  • Collective memory in literature,
  • National characteristics, American, in literature,
  • Literature and history -- United States -- History,
  • Collective memory and literature -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Historiography,
  • United States -- In literature,
  • United States -- In motion pictures,
  • United States -- In art

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Udo J. Hebel.
SeriesMedia and cultural memory = -- Medien und kulturelle Erinnerung -- 11, Media and cultural memory -- 11.
ContributionsHebel, Udo J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS169.H5 T73 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 460 p. :
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24053157M
ISBN 103110224208
ISBN 109783110224207
LC Control Number2009031319

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