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Contemporary American Women Writers Gender, Class, Ethnicity (Longman Critical Readers Series) by Lois Parkinson Zamora

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Published by Addison Wesley Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethnic studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women authors,
  • History and criticism,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Textbooks,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Fiction,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • Women and literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7879904M
ISBN 10058222621X
ISBN 109780582226210

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