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Vale of Humility: Plain Folk in Contemporary North Carolina Fiction

An Approach to the Works of Doris Betts, Reynolds Price, Fred Chappell, Lee Smith, Clyde Edgerton,

by George Hovis

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Published by University of South Carolina Press .
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    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary History And Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • American - Southern,
  • American - General,
  • 20th century,
  • American fiction,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • North Carolina

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12195985M
    ISBN 101570036969
    ISBN 109781570036965

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