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Melvvin B. Tolson"s Harlem gallery a literary analysis by Mariann Russell

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tolson, Melvin Beaunorus.,
  • African Americans in literature.,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.), in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMariann Russell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3539.O334 H337, PS3539O334 H337
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. ; 143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22392355M
ISBN 100826203094

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