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The Columbia Guide to West African Literature in English since 1945

The Columbia Guide to West African Literature in English since 1945( )
Author: Owomoyela, Oyekan
Series title:The Columbia Guides to Literature Since 1945 Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-12686-1
Publication Date:Oct 2008
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

Composed by a premier scholar of African literature, this volume is a comprehensive guide to the literary traditions of Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, and Nigeria, five distinct countries bound by their experience with colonialism. Oyekan Owomoyela begins with an overview of the authors, texts, and historical events that have shaped the development of postwar Anglophone literatures in this region, exploring shifts in theme and the role of foreign sponsorship and illuminating...
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Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / African
Social Science / Sociology / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
History / Africa / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.098 x 10.296 x 0.696 Inches
Book Weight:1.294 Pounds



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