The Several worlds of Pearl S. Buck essays presented at a centennial symposium, Randolph-Macon Woman"s College, March 26-28, 1992

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

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  • China,
  • United States

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  • Buck, Pearl S. 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.,
  • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Women and literature -- China -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Americans -- China -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • China -- In literature -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-152) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Elizabeth J. Lipscomb, Frances E. Webb, and Peter Conn.
SeriesContributions in women"s studies,, no. 144
ContributionsLipscomb, Elizabeth Johnston., Webb, Frances E., Conn, Peter J., Buck, Pearl S. 1892-1973., Randolph-Macon Woman"s College.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.U198 Z815 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1432236M
ISBN 100313291527
LC Control Number93043752

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