Toni Morrison"s fiction by Jan Furman

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .

Written in English

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  • Morrison, Toni -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • African American women in literature,
  • African Americans in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-120) and index.

Book details

StatementJan Furman.
SeriesUnderstanding contemporary American literature
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O8749 Z65 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273074M
ISBN 101570030677
LC Control Number95004423

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