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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • American literature -- New England,
  • Religion and literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-226) and index.

StatementKenneth B. Murdock.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18985083M

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