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The intricate knot: Black figures in American literature, 1776-1863. by Jean Fagan Yellin

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • African Americans in literature,
  • American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • African Americans -- History -- 19th century,
  • African Americans -- History -- 18th century,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 232-251.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS173.N4 Y4
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 260 p.
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5296589M
ISBN 100814796508, 0814796516
LC Control Number72076556

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