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11 edition of The American historical novel found in the catalog.

The American historical novel

by Ernest Erwin Leisy

  • 78 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- History and criticism,
    • Historical fiction, American,
    • United States in literature,
    • United States -- History -- Fiction,
    • United States -- History -- Fiction -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 219-259.

      Statementby Ernest E. Leisy.
      GenreFiction., Bibliography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.H5 L4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 280 p.
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6067524M
      LC Control Number50005331
      OCLC/WorldCa1045690

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