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Black and white women of the Old South

Minrose Gwin

Black and white women of the Old South

the peculiar sisterhood in American literature

by Minrose Gwin

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

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.,
    • African American women -- Southern States.,
    • African American women in literature.,
    • Female friendship in literature.,
    • Race relations in literature.,
    • Women, White, in literature.,
    • Women -- Southern States.,
    • Southern States -- Race relations.,
    • Southern States -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMinrose C. Gwin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS261 .G85 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 238 p. ;
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3022987M
      ISBN 100870494694
      LC Control Number85003238


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