Maryland wits & Baltimore bards a literary history, with notes on Washington writers by Frank R. Shivers

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Published by Maclay in Baltimore .

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  • Maryland,
  • Baltimore (Md.),
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • Maryland.

Subjects:

  • American literature -- Maryland -- History and criticism.,
  • Literary landmarks -- Maryland.,
  • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Maryland.,
  • Maryland -- Intellectual life.,
  • Baltimore (Md.) -- Intellectual life.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Intellectual life.

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Other titlesMaryland wits and Baltimore bards.
Statementby Frank R. Shivers, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS266.M3 S47 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination347 p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2558568M
ISBN 100940776219
LC Control Number85072752

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