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Writing back

Susan Winnett

Writing back

American expatriates and narratives of return

by Susan Winnett

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autobiography,
  • Expatriate authors,
  • American prose literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Psychology,
  • In literature,
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAmerican expatriates and narratives of return
    StatementSusan Winnett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS366.A88 W56 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25252899M
    ISBN 10142140740X, 1421407825
    ISBN 109781421407401, 9781421407821
    LC Control Number2012008909

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