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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans in literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-118) and index.

Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
SeriesBloom"s major poets
ContributionsBloom, Harold.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.R7244 Z66 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3553043M
ISBN 100791068153
LC Control Number2002004480

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