American Visions: Multicultural Literature for Writers
Mayfield Publishing Company, 1994 - College readers - 185 pages
American Visions offers a rich sampling of literature for writing classes with a multicultural perspective, exploring the historical context and contemporary relevance of major themes that have shaped our consciousness as a nation.
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Reading Multicultural Literature
The Promise of America
The One and the Many
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