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Critical perspectives on Nigerian literatures

Author: Bernth Lindfors
Publisher: Washington : Three Continents Press, [1976] ©1976
Series: Critical perspectives, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Nigeria is endowed with oral and written literatures in a variety of languages. This collection focuses on work in the three major vernacular languages - Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa - as well as on the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical perspectives on Nigerian literatures.
Washington : Three Continents Press, ©1976
(OCoLC)564850003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernth Lindfors
ISBN: 0914478273 9780914478270 0914478281 9780914478287
OCLC Number: 2005420
Description: xiii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Vernacular literatures: Olajubu, O. Iwi Egungun chants. Owomoyela, O. Folklore and Yoruba theater. Adedeji, J. Trends in the content and form of the opening glee in Yoruba theater. Skinner, N., et al. Wakar Bushiya. Echeruo, M. The dramatic limits of Igbo ritual. Emenyonu, E. Early fiction in Igbo.--Literatures in English: Armstrong, R.P. The narrative and intensive continuity. Brown, L. Cultural norms and modes of perception in Achebe's fiction. Skinner, N. From Hausa to English. Nwoga, D. Plagiarism and authentic creativity in West Africa. Lindfors, B. The early writings of Wole Soyinka. Dodson, D. The role of the publisher in Onitsha market literature. Stevenson, W.H. The horn. Kronenfeld, J.Z. The "communistic" African and the "individualistic" Westerner.
Series Title: Critical perspectives, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Bernth Lindfors.

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