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Contemporary American women writers

gender, class, ethnicity

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Gender identity in literature.,
    • Social classes in literature.,
    • Ethnic groups in literature.,
    • Sex role in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-216) and index.

      Statementedited and introduced by Lois Parkinson Zamora.
      SeriesLongman critical readers
      ContributionsZamora, Lois Parkinson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS151 .C667 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL356738M
      ISBN 10058222621X, 0582226201
      LC Control Number98016598

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