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5 edition of African settings in contemporary American novels found in the catalog.

African settings in contemporary American novels

by Dave Kuhne

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • American fiction -- African influences.,
    • Setting (Literature),
    • Africa -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-152) and index.

      StatementDave Kuhne.
      SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies,, no. 193
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS159.A38 K84 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL390066M
      ISBN 100313310408
      LC Control Number98055344

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