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American scholar and the war

Henry Seidel Canby

American scholar and the war

an address for the Modern Language Association of America

by Henry Seidel Canby

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Published by The Book-of-the-Month Club in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Learning and scholarship -- United States.,
    • Humanities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henry Seidel Canby. Introduction and toastmaster"s comment by John Erskine ...
      ContributionsErskine, John, 1879-1951., Modern Language Association of America., Book-of-the-Month Club.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAZ508 .C3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8] p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6453450M
      LC Control Number43011673
      OCLC/WorldCa4737683

      In his speech, 'The American Scholar,' Emerson addresses the concern of intellectual integrity by outlining the influences on a scholar's mind nature, books, and actions, while also stressing the.


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