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Hopes and impediments.
New York : Doubleday, , ©1988
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|Description:||xv, 186 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||An image of Africa : racism in Conrad's Heart of darkness --
Impediments to dialogue between north and south --
Named for Victoria, Queen of England --
The novelist as teacher --
The writer and his community --
The Igbo world and its art --
Colonialist criticism --
Thoughts on the African novel --
Work and play in Tutuola's The palm-wine drinkard --
Don't let him die : a tribute to Christopher Okigbo --
Kofi Awoonor as a novelist --
Language and the destiny of man --
The truth of fiction --
What has literature got to do with it? --
Postscript : James Baldwin (1924-1987).