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Literature and architecture in American culture

Literature and architecture in American culture

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Published by Idaho State University Press in Pocatello, Idaho .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture in literature,
  • Architecture and literature,
  • Literature, American -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRendezvous (Pocatello, Idaho)
    Statementedited by Jennifer Attebery.
    ContributionsAttebery, Jennifer Eastman, 1951-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17014950M
    ISBN 100937834483
    OCLC/WorldCa30786661

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