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The Achievement of American Sport Literature

A Critical Appraisal

by Wiley Lee Umphlett

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Sports in literature,
  • 20th Century American Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • Sports literature,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8223196M
    ISBN 100838634001
    ISBN 109780838634004

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