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The modern essay

Alton Chester Morris

The modern essay

a program for reading and writing

by Alton Chester Morris

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American essays -- 20th century.,
  • English essays -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Revision of J. H. Wise"s The meaning in reading, first published in 1940 under title; Essays for better reading.

    Statement[by] Alton C. Morris, Biron Walker [and] Philip Bradshaw.
    ContributionsWalker, Biron, joint ed., Bradshaw, Philip, joint ed., Wise, Jacob Hooper, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1363 .M67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 274, 102 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5939934M
    LC Control Number65010266
    OCLC/WorldCa352900

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