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Science, technology, and the humanities in recent American fiction

Science, technology, and the humanities in recent American fiction

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Published by Die Blaue Eule in Essen [Germany] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
    • Science in literature -- Congresses.,
    • Literature and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
    • Literature and technology -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
    • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
    • Humanities -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Technology in literature -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Freese, Charles B. Harris (eds.).
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesArbeiten zur Amerikanistik ;, Bd. 36
      ContributionsFreese, Peter., Harris, Charles B., Universität-Gesamthochschule Paderborn., Illinois State University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.S33 S35 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination611 p. :
      Number of Pages611
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3349848M
      ISBN 103899240820
      LC Control Number2004365925

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