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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


  • Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- Book reviews.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographica references and index.

Statementedited by Joseph R. McElrath, Jr., Jesse S. Crisler, Susan Shillinglaw.
SeriesThe American critical archives ;, 8
ContributionsMcElrath, Joseph R., Crisler, Jesse S., Shillinglaw, Susan.
LC ClassificationsPS3537.T3234 Z7155 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 562 p. :
Number of Pages562
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL781521M
ISBN 10052141038X
LC Control Number95013434

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