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The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945

Author: Simon Gikandi; Evan Mwangi
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Series: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English Since 1945 challenges the conventional belief that the English-language literary traditions of East Africa are restricted to the former British colonies of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Instead, these traditions stretch far into such neighboring countries as Somalia and Ethiopia." "Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi assemble a truly inclusive list of major writers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Gikandi; Evan Mwangi
ISBN: 0231125208 9780231125208 0231500645 9780231500647
OCLC Number: 71275514
Description: xxii, 194 pages ; 26 cm.
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Series Title: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Responsibility: Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi.
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The English-language literary traditions of East Africa transcend the various boundaries of the former British colonies. Starting with a chronology of key historical events and an overview of  Read more...

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An invaluable resource for literary research and scholarship on East Africa. -- James Ogude African Studies Review This guide offers valuable information... Recommended. Choice A welcome addition to Read more...

 
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