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Loaded vehicles : studies in African literary media

Author: Bernth Lindfors
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays gathered here explore the contribution of little magazines to the development of distinctive literary culture, by calling attention to unusual examples of small-scale publishing, and by scrutinizing stylistic innovations in pamphlets and newspapers aimed at a mass audience. Lindfors also exhumes from Nigerian media of very limited circulation a number of important literary documents that ought to be more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Lindfors, Bernth.
Loaded vehicles.
Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)606156366
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernth Lindfors
ISBN: 0865435421 9780865435421 086543543X 9780865435438
OCLC Number: 34545241
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Journals. The Short Happy Life of the South African Short Story, 1951-1963. The Ascent and Decline of Black Orpheus. African Little Magazines. Armah's Achimota Writings --
Book Publishing at Home and Abroad. Romances for the Office Worker: Aubrey Kalitera and Malawi's White-Collar Reading Public. Dennis Brutus, Texas Poet --
Wordplay. Perverted Proverbs in Onitsha Chapbooks. All the News in Fits of Print: An Examination of Nigerian Newspaper Headlines --
Documents. Fagunwa's Opinions on Fiction. Ogunde on Ogunde: Two Autobiographical Statements. Rotimi and Soyinka at Unife: A Newspaper Controversy.
Responsibility: Bernth Lindfors.

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The essays gathered here explore the contribution of little magazines to the development of distinctive literary culture, by calling attention to unusual examples of small-scale publishing, and by scrutinizing stylistic innovations in pamphlets and newspapers aimed at a mass audience. Lindfors also exhumes from Nigerian media of very limited circulation a number of important literary documents that ought to be more widely known.

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