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Modern American counter writing

A. Robert Lee

Modern American counter writing

Beats, outriders, ethnics

by A. Robert Lee

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Beat generation,
  • Dissenters in literature,
  • Counterculture in literature,
  • Cultural pluralism in literature,
  • Ethics in literature,
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby A. Robert Lee.
    SeriesLiterary criticism and cultural theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS228.B6 L44 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23736241M
    ISBN 100415998115, 0203858085
    ISBN 109780415998116, 9780203858080
    LC Control Number2009039061

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