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Published by Howard University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American literature -- 20th century,
  • Minorities -- United States -- Literary collections,
  • American literature -- Minority authors,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations -- Literary collections

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Philip Butcher.
ContributionsButcher, Philip, 1918-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS509.M5 E86 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3166452M
ISBN 100882581104, 0882581198, 0882581201
LC Control Number83008440

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