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Being & race

Blackwriting since 1970

by Charles Richard Johnson

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Afro-American authors -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Afro-Americans in literature.,
  • Phenomenology and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBeing and race.
    StatementCharles Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 132 p. ;
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21214131M
    ISBN 100253311659

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