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The trash phenomenon contemporary literature, popular culture, and the making of the American century by Stacey Michele Olster

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Popular culture in literature.,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-281) and index.

StatementStacey Olster.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS228.P67 O45 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 299 p. ;
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3556170M
ISBN 100820324841, 082032521X
LC Control Number2002013116

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