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Literary theory in the classroom

Literary theory in the classroom

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Published by Iowa Council of Teachers of English in Cedar Falls, IA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language arts.,
  • Literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • Literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Reader-response criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[co-editors Scott Cawlti, Nancy Williams].
    SeriesIowa English bulletin -- vol. 37
    ContributionsCawelti, Scott., Williams, Nancy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN"61"L584
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 70 p.
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20028869M
    ISBN 100814146317


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