2 edition of colonial roots of American fiction found in the catalog.
colonial roots of American fiction
Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-90) and index.
|Series||Opuscoli accademici ;, 17, Opuscoli accademici (Università di Padova. Facoltà di lettere e filosofia) ;, 17.|
|LC Classifications||PS371 .B38 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||95 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||89128878|
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Guide to African American Literature: 30 Must-Read Books from the Past Century African American literature is the corpus of fictional, dramatic, and poetic works produced by American writers of African descent. The Black literary tradition in the US has deep historical roots, extending well into the antebellum period.
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