Modern essays and stories a book to awaken appreciation of modern prose, and to develop ability and originality in writing, ed. with introduction, notes, suggestive questions, subjects for written imitation directions for writing, and original illustrations by Frederick Houk Law

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Published by The Century co. in New York .

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  • American essays,
  • English essays,
  • Short stories

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Statementby Frederick Houk Law.
LC ClassificationsPR1285 .L3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi p., 2 l., 3-314 p.
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6643887M
LC Control Number22009412

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