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The Impoverishment of American Culture

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Published by National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts and society

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDana Gioia
    SeriesNational Endowment for the Arts Collection
    ContributionsNational Endowment for the Arts
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 pages ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25854667M
    OCLC/WorldCa913868718


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