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Figures in black : words, signs and the "racial" self

Author: Henry Louis Gates
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Series: Oxford paperbacks, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this insightful volume, Gates focuses critcal attention on the most repressed element of African-American criticism - the language of the text. Incorporating the theoretical insights of critics  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates
ISBN: 019503564X 9780195035643 0195060741 9780195060744
OCLC Number: 708328830
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 v. (XXXII-311 p.) ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks, 1989.
Responsibility: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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