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Toni Morrison"s The bluest eye

Toni Morrison"s The bluest eye

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Published by Bloom"s Literary Criticism in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morrison, Toni.,
  • African Americans in literature.,
  • Girls in literature.,
  • Ohio -- In literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238) and index.

    Other titlesBluest eye
    Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesBloom"s modern critical interpretations
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.O8749 B555 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18608779M
    ISBN 100791096157
    ISBN 109780791096154
    LC Control Number2008295050

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