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Gloria Naylor

strategy and technique, magic and myth

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Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Naylor, Gloria -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Naylor, Gloria -- Technique.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • African American women in literature.,
    • African Americans in literature.,
    • Magic in literature.,
    • Myth in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Shirley A. Stave.
      ContributionsStave, Shirley A., 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3564.A895 Z682 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6784794M
      ISBN 100874137055
      LC Control Number00037384


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