Twentieth Century American Literature S Through Z (Chelsea House Library of Literary Criticism) by Harold Bloom

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  • American - General,
  • American Literature (General),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • American literature,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries,
  • History and criticism

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Open LibraryOL11170954M
ISBN 100877548072
ISBN 109780877548072
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Michael Cooke examines the essential structure of Afro-American literature as it has developed in the twentieth-century, with special attention to works by Jean Toomer, Zora Neal Hurston, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Robert Hayden, and Alice Walker.

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Twentieth-Century China publishes new research on China's long twentieth century. Originating in as a newsletter for experts in the discipline, Twentieth-Century China has grown into one of the leading English-language journals in the field of Chinese history.

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