Kaiser, Leo M.
December 1978
Early American Literature;Dec78, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p302
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Criticizes the content of 'The Simple Cobler of Aggawan,' by Nathaniel Ward. Comments on the revised edition of 'P.M. Zall'; Context of the story; Treatment of literary concerns.


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