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Reflection of Africa in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama and poetry by Anne B. Mangum

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Africa


  • English literature -- African influences.,
  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • Africa -- In literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [107]-118) and index.

StatementAnne B. Mangum.
SeriesMellen studies in literature., v. 128
LC ClassificationsPR129.A35 M36 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 123 p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3955948M
ISBN 100773412557, 077344145X
LC Control Number2001057946

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