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American visual memoirs after the 1970s

Mihaela Precup

American visual memoirs after the 1970s

studies on gender, sexuality, and visibility in the post-civil rights age

by Mihaela Precup

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Published by Editura Universității din București in București .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autobiography,
  • Biographical films,
  • Visualization,
  • Autobiographical comic books, strips,
  • History and criticism,
  • Gender identity,
  • Ethnicity

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mihaela Precup
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT25 .A493 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 pages :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25298056M
    ISBN 109737377796
    ISBN 109789737377791
    LC Control Number2011472339
    OCLC/WorldCa785945213

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