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Revising mythologies

the composition of Thoreau"s major works

by Adams, Stephen

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Criticism, Textual

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Adams and Donald Ross, Jr.
    ContributionsRoss, Donald, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3054 .A33 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 271 p. :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2525685M
    ISBN 100813911850
    LC Control Number88000801

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