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The concise Oxford companion to African American literature

Author: William L Andrews; Frances Smith Foster; Trudier Harris; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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Presents more than 400 biographies of authors, critics, literary characters, and historical figures, and 150 plot summaries of major works. Covers a range of writers from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, and Ralph Ellison to Toni Morrison. Contains entries on major works (including synopses of novels) and also incorporates information on literary characters, as well as on character types such as Aunt Jemima  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Concise Oxford companion to African American literature.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 00065201
(OCoLC)45394089
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William L Andrews; Frances Smith Foster; Trudier Harris; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780198031758 0198031750 9780199916498 0199916497
OCLC Number: 49346948
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 488 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; Contributors; The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature; Appendix; Editors; Index.
Other Titles: African American literature
Responsibility: editors, William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster, Trudier Harris.
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