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Black Women, Writing and Identity

Migrations of the Subject

by Ca Boyce-Davies

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7482802M
ISBN 100415100860
ISBN 109780415100861

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[ ] Continue Reading. Unformatted text preview: Black Women, Writing and Identity Johannes A Smit Review Article Black g and Identity. Migration: of the Subjecl. by Carole Boyce Davies London 8: New York: Routledge.

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