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grotesque in American Negro fiction

Fritz Gysin

grotesque in American Negro fiction

Jean Toomer, Richard Wright, and Ralph Ellison

by Fritz Gysin

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    Subjects:
  • Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Ellison, Ralph -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
  • African American men -- Intellectual life.,
  • African Americans in literature.,
  • Grotesque in literature.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFritz Gysin.
    SeriesThe Cooper monographs on English and American language and literature ;, 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 G9 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination330 p. ;
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5257655M
    LC Control Number75331117


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