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New essays on the African American novel

New essays on the African American novel

from Hurston and Ellison to Morrison and Whitehead

  • 173 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Literature and folklore -- United States,
  • African Americans in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lovalerie King and Linda F. Selzer.
    ContributionsKing, Lovalerie., Selzer, Linda F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.N4 N49 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20754542M
    ISBN 100230603270
    ISBN 109780230603271
    LC Control Number2007048671

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