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The emperor"s new clothes literature, literacy, and the ideology of style by Kathryn T. Flannery

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


  • English prose literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • American prose literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • English language -- Style.,
  • Canon (Literature),
  • Literacy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-234) and index.

StatementKathryn T. Flannery.
SeriesPittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture
LC ClassificationsPR751 .F58 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1100198M
ISBN 100822937999, 0822955253
LC Control Number94024999

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