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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Roscoe, Adrian A.
Columbia guide to Central African literature in English since 1945.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007006783
(OCoLC)85243795
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian A Roscoe
ISBN: 9780231503792 0231503792
OCLC Number: 607936234
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 302 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Chronology of major political events, 1944-2006 --
pt. 1. History and politics --
1. Empire and colonialism --
2. British imperialism --
3. Legitimizing empire --
4. The British in Africa --
5. Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia --
6. White Rhodesia --
7. Historiography and literature --
8. Independence --
pt. 2. Genres --
9. Verse --
10. Prose --
11. Drama --
12. Children's literature --
13. White Rhodesian poetry --
14. White Rhodesian fiction --
pt. 3. Authors and works, A-Z --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Responsibility: Adrian Roscoe ; with contributions by Anthony Chennells.

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Knowledgeably compiled by Adrian Roscoe... [It's] so useful with its wealth of background information: Literary, historical, cultural and political. -- Martin Rubin Washington Times 12/9/07 An Read more...

 
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