The Horizon of literature

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .

Written in English

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Other titlesBulletin of the Midwest Modern Language Association.
Statementedited, with an introduction, by Paul Hernadi.
ContributionsHernadi, Paul, 1936-
LC ClassificationsPN45 .H548 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination373 p. ;
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273348M
ISBN 100803272154, 080322317X
LC Control Number81019638

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Connolly founded Horizon after T. Eliot ended. The Horizon Book Of Lost Worlds Davidson, Marshall B. (editor in charge, and the editors of Horizon Magazine, narrative by Leonard Cottrell) Published by American Heritage Publishing/Doubleday & Company, NY, no date.

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