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The Columbia guide to Central African literature in English since 1945

Autore: Adrian A Roscoe
Editore: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008.
Serie: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Columbia's guides to postwar African literature paint a unique portrait of the continent's rich and diverse literary traditions. This volume examines the rapid rise and growth of modern literature in the three postcolonial nations of Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia. It tracks the multiple political and economic pressures that have shaped Central African writing since the end of World War II and reveals its authors'  Per saperne di più…
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Roscoe, Adrian A.
Columbia guide to Central African literature in English since 1945.
New York : Columbia University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)607936234
Online version:
Roscoe, Adrian A.
Columbia guide to Central African literature in English since 1945.
New York : Columbia University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)608426501
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Adrian A Roscoe
ISBN: 9780231130424 0231130422 9780231503792 0231503792
Numero OCLC: 85243795
Descrizione: xx, 302 p. ; 27 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Titolo della serie: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Responsabilità: Adrian Roscoe ; with contributions by Anthony Chennells.
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