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Saul Bellow and the decline of humanism

Michael K. Glenday

Saul Bellow and the decline of humanism

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bellow, Saul.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael K. Glenday.
    SeriesNew directions in American studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3503.E4488Z/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 220 p. --
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20018821M
    ISBN 100333490231


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