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The treatment of the Negro woman as a major character in American novels, 1900-1950

Beulah V. Johnson

The treatment of the Negro woman as a major character in American novels, 1900-1950

by Beulah V. Johnson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women in literature,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Beulah Vivian Johnson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination545 leaves.
    Number of Pages545
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22809587M

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