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The Oxford companion to African American literature

Author: William L Andrews; Frances Smith Foster; Trudier Harris
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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The Oxford Companion to African American Literature provides the first comprehensive one-volume reference work devoted to this rich tradition, surveying the length and breadth of black literary history, focusing in particular on the lives and careers of more than 400 writers. Here, too, are general articles on the traditional literary genres, such as poetry, fiction, and drama; on genres of special import in African
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Oxford companion to African American literature.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605517449
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William L Andrews; Frances Smith Foster; Trudier Harris
ISBN: 0195065107 9780195065107
OCLC Number: 35305158
Description: xxvii, 866 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: editors, William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster, Trudier Harris ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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