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American diaspora

poetry of displacement

by

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry.,
  • Emigration and immigration -- Poetry.,
  • Migration, Internal -- Poetry.,
  • Moving, Household -- Poetry.,
  • Loss (Psychology) -- Poetry.,
  • Immigrants -- Poetry.,
  • Refugees -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Virgil Suárez & Ryan G. Van Cleave.
    GenrePoetry.
    ContributionsSuárez, Virgil, 1962-, Van Cleave, Ryan G., 1972-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS595.E54 A45 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 366 p. ;
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6790943M
    ISBN 100877457468, 0877457476
    LC Control Number00053641


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