5 edition of Three American Literatures found in the catalog.
September 1982 by Modern Language Association of America .
Written in English
|Contributions||Houston A. Baker (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||265|
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Intended for use by American literature teachers who wish to use a single-volume work offering overviews of the literary traditions of selected minority groups, this book contains not only broad overviews, but also detailed analyses of specific works that constitute significant aspects of the Chicano, Native American, and Asian American by: 7.
Three American literatures essays in Chicano, Native American, and Asian-American literature for teachers of American literature. Published by Modern Language Association of America in New York.
Written in EnglishPages: Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp.
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