HARVARD STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
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Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 51

Thin Culture, High Art

Gogol, Hawthorne, and Authorship in Nineteenth-Century Russia and America

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ISBN 9780674023826

Publication Date: 02/28/2007

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