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Published by Twayne Publishers, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-146) and index.

StatementEnikő Bollobás.
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 590
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3529.L655 Z58 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1560082M
ISBN 10080577629X
LC Control Number91041175

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