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At home in diaspora

Black international writing

by Wendy W. Walters

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Himes, Chester B., 1909- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Phillips, Caryl -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Cliff, Michelle -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Simon, Njami -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
    • West Indian literature (English) -- Black authors -- History and criticism,
    • Blacks -- West Indies -- Intellectual life,
    • African Americans in literature,
    • Internationalism in literature,
    • Exiles in literature,
    • African diaspora

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWendy W. Walters.
      SeriesCritical American studies series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.N4 W356 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3391810M
      ISBN 100816644918, 0816644926
      LC Control Number2005000433

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