A Walk Around the Block: Literary Texts and Social Contexts
Ethnic Heritage Studies Center, Utica College of Syracuse University, 1999 - Literary Collections - 179 pages
In this collection of essays, the author draws on his own childhood to show how family, place and culture fit into the wider contexts of literature and social history.
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