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Manhood and the American Renaissance David Leverenz. by David Leverenz

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English


  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Masculinity in literature.,
  • American literature -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Sex role in literature.,
  • Men in literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsPS217.M37 L48 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 372 p. ;
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2062860M
ISBN 100801422817
LC Control Number88047914

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