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The Columbia guide to Central African literature in English since 1945

Author: Adrian A Roscoe
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008.
Series: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Columbia's guides to postwar African literature paint a portrait of the continent's literary traditions. This volume examines the growth of modern literature in the three postcolonial nations of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian A Roscoe
ISBN: 9780231130424 0231130422 9780231503792 0231503792
OCLC Number: 276978198
Description: xx, 302 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsChronology of Major Political Events, 1944-2006Part I. History and Politics1. Empire and Colonialism2. British Imperialism3. Legitimizing Empire4. The British in Africa5. Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia6. White Rhodesia7. Historiography and Literature8. IndependencePart II. Genres9. Verse10. Prose11. Drama12. Children's Literature13. White Rhodesian Poetry14. White Rhodesian FictionPart III. Authors and Works, A-ZNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Responsibility: Adrian Roscoe.
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