by Commission on the Status of Women, Modern Language Association in [s.l.] .
Written in English
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|Statement||/ prepared by Adrian Tinsley and Elaine Rueben for the MLA Commission on the Status of Women.|
|Contributions||Modern Language Association of America. Commission on the Status of Women in the Profession.|
|The Physical Object|
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