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Author: Brian Cox
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons ; London : Simon & Schuster Prentice Hall International, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors treated here are grouped according to the present-day African countries. In most cases the countries listed here are the lands in which the writers were born, grew up, and developed their reputations.
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African writers.
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons ; London : Simon & Schuster Prentice Hall International, ©1997
(OCoLC)607142669
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cox
ISBN: 0684196514 9780684196510 0684197715 9780684197715 0684197723 9780684197722
OCLC Number: 34598036
Description: 2 volumes (xxxxi, 936 pages) ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Peter Abrahams / Andrew Peek --
Chinua Achebe / G.D. Killam --
Ama Ata Aidoo / Shirley Chew --
Ayi Kwei Armah / Rosemary Colmer --
Kofi Awoonor / Derek Wright --
Mariama Bâ / Nwamaka B. Akukwe --
Mongo Beti / John D. Conteh-Morgan --
André Brink / Ronald Ayling --
Dennis Brutus / Bernth Lindfors --
Roy Campbell / John Fletcher --
Albert Camus / John Fletcher --
John Pepper Clark / Osita Okagbue --
J.M. Coetzee / James Harrison --
Mia Couto / David Brookshaw --
Mohammed Dib / Charles Bonn --Obi Egbuna / Gareth Griffiths --
Cyprian Ekwensi / Chidi Okonkwo --
Buchi Emecheta / Christopher Smith --
Nuruddin Farah / Robert McDowell --
Athol Fugard / Victor I. Ukaegbu --
Nadine Gordimer / Sonya Rudikoff --
Tawfiq al-Hakim / Paul Starkey --
Bessie Head / Andrew Peek. Luis Bernardo Honwana / David Brookshaw --
Christopher Hope --Yūsuf Idrīs / Sabry Hafez --
Festus Iyayi / Obi Maduakor --
Dan Jacobson / Sheila Roberts --
Kateb Yacine / Charles Bonn --
Alex La Guma / Rosemary Colmer --
Camara Laye / John D. Conteh-Morgan --
Doris Lessing / Lorna Sage --
v. 2. Najīb Maḥfūẓ / Roger Allen --
Albert Memmi / Guy Dugas --
Thomas Mokopu Mofolo / Daniel p. Kunene --
Es'kia Mphahlele / Peter N. Thuynsma --
Meja Mwangi / J. Roger Kurtz --
Agostinho Neto / Phyllis A. Peres --
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o / Robert Cancel --
Tanure Ojaide / G.D. Killam --
Gabriel Okara / Chantal Zabus --
Christopher Okigbo / Funso Aiyejina --
Ben Okri / Ato Quayson --
Kole Omotoso / Uko Atai --
Femi Osofisan / Gareth Griffiths / Niyi Osundare / G.D. Killam. Ferdinand Oyono / Chris Dunton --
Alan Paton / Peter F. Alexander --
Okot p'Bitek / J.P. Odoch Pido --
Pepetela / Clive Willis --William Plomer / Neil Powell --
Ola Rotimi / Martin Banham --
Nawāl al-Saàdāwī / Dinah Manisty --
al-Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ / Philip Sadgrove --Olive Schreiner / Cherry Clayton --
Sembène Ousmane / Khalid al Mubarak --
Léopold Sédar Senghor / Abiola Irele --
Abū al-Qāsim al-Shābbī / Robin Ostle --
Bode Sowande / Osita Okagbue --
Wole Soyinka / Derek Wright --
Efua Theodora Sutherland / James Gibbs --
Ṭāhā Ḥusayn / Pierre Cachia --
Amos Tutuola / Oyekan Owomoyela --
Laurens van der Post / Christopher Smith --
José Luandino Vieira / Phillis A. Peres.
Responsibility: C. Brian Cox, editor.

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The authors treated here are grouped according to the present-day African countries. In most cases the countries listed here are the lands in which the writers were born, grew up, and developed their reputations.

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