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Reading Contemporary African American Drama: Fragments of History, Fragments of Self (African American Literature and Culture: Expanding and Exploding the Boundaries)

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American,
  • American - African American,
  • Drama,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • African American authors,
  • American drama,
  • History and criticism,
  • History in literature,
  • Slavery in literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTrudier Harris (Editor), Jennifer Larson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9872468M
    ISBN 100820488860
    ISBN 109780820488868

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