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10 edition of Figures in Black found in the catalog.

Figures in Black

words, signs, and the "racial" self

by Henry Louis Gates

  • 208 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Slavery in literature,
  • Race in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry Louis Gates, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 G27 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 311 p. :
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2727873M
    ISBN 10019503564X
    LC Control Number86021782

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