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Critical perspectives on postcolonial African children's and young adult literature

Author: Meena Khorana
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 187.
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In this volume, contributors discuss issues related to modern African literature intended for children and young adults. The essays here either take a postcolonial or revisionist approach to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Critical perspectives on postcolonial African children's and young adult literature.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998
(OCoLC)645894076
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meena Khorana
ISBN: 0313298645 9780313298646
OCLC Number: 37981678
Description: xii, 175 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Children's publishing in Africa / Meena Khorana --
Excitement and challenges of publishing for Kenyan children / Asenath Bole Odaga --
Award-winning children's books / Nancy J. Schmidt --
To build a nation where peace and justice reign / Osayimwense Osa --
Postcolonial Hispanic African children's literature / Mbare Ngom --
Babar and the French connection / Claire-Lise Malarte-Feldman and Jack Yeager --
French avant-garde revisited / Jean Perrot --
Vicarious culture shock / Greta D. Little --
Beyond illusion / Karen Patricia Smith --
Myth of the golden age / Michael Scott Joseph --
Quest for selfhood / Judy Anne White --
Stories of passage, stories of crossings / Miki Flockemann.
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 187.
Responsibility: edited by Meena Khorana.

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