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American Women Writers

A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present (American Women Writers)

by Carol Hurd Green

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by St James Pr .
Written in English

  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Reference works,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women authors,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • American Literature (General),
  • Women As Authors (American Literature),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • Bibliography,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States,
  • Women and literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMary Grimley Mason (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages522
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8167485M
    ISBN 100826406033
    ISBN 109780826406033

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