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Inventing black women African American women poets and self-representation, 1877-2000 by Ajuan Maria Mance

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville, TN .
Written in English

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StatementAjuan Maria Mance.
LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22760839M
ISBN 109781572334922

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