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writing of Nathanael West

Alistair Wisker

writing of Nathanael West

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • West, Nathanael, 1903-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-222) and index.

    StatementAlistair Wisker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.E8334 Z96 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2202322M
    ISBN 100312040148
    LC Control Number89024046


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