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The Swahili Novel - a book by Garnier, Xavier

The Swahili Novel

Challenging the Idea of 'Minor Literature'

The Swahili Novel( )
Author: Garnier, Xavier
ISBN:978-1-84701-079-7
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Imprint:James Currey
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

For more than fifty years a dynamic modern literature has been developing in the Kiswahili language. The political weight that Kiswahili carries as the emerging national and pan-national language of many East African countries places this literature, much of it in the form of novels, at the centre of heated literary debates on the social function of literature in the context of rapid global social change. Garnier provides new insights into the Swahili novel form with all its vibrancy...
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Pages:201
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / African
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds

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