Native American women"s writing c. 1800-1924, an anthology

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, Malden, Mass .

Written in English

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  • American literature -- Indian authors.,
  • American literature -- Women authors.,
  • Indian women -- Literary collections.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Karen Kilcup.
GenreLiterary collections.
SeriesBlackwell anthologies
ContributionsKilcup, Karen L.
LC ClassificationsPS508.I5 N374 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 434 p. ;
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL58774M
ISBN 100631205179, 0631205187
LC Control Number99086315

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