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8 edition of Looking for Harlem found in the catalog.

Looking for Harlem

urban aesthetics in African American literature

by Maria Balshaw

  • 330 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Press in London, Sterling, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • City and town life in literature.,
    • Cities and towns in literature.,
    • African Americans in literature.,
    • African American aesthetics.,
    • Aesthetics, American.,
    • Harlem Renaissance.,
    • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMaria Balshaw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 B285 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 169 p. ;
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6776514M
      ISBN 100745313345, 0745313396
      LC Control Number00009743

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