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Columbia guide to West African literature in English since 1945

Oyekan Owomoyela

Columbia guide to West African literature in English since 1945

by Oyekan Owomoyela

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West African literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • West African literature (English) -- 21st century -- History and criticism,
  • Africa, West -- Intellectual life,
  • Africa, West -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementOyekan Owomoyela.
    SeriesThe Columbia guides to literature since 1945
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9340.5 .O96 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22664415M
    ISBN 100231126867, 0231512155
    ISBN 109780231126861, 9780231512152
    LC Control Number2007049090

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