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African spirituality in Black women"s fiction

Elizabeth J. West

African spirituality in Black women"s fiction

threaded visions of memory, community, nature, and being

by Elizabeth J. West

  • 356 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women authors,
  • Spirituality in literature,
  • African American authors,
  • Intellectual life,
  • American fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • African American women authors

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElizabeth J. West
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 W39 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25046352M
    ISBN 109780739168851, 9780739168868
    LC Control Number2011036294


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