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Manichean aesthetics : the politics of literature in colonial Africa

Author: Abdul R JanMohamed
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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JanMohamed, Abdul R., 1945-
Manichean aesthetics.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1983
(OCoLC)558514796
Named Person: Joyce Cary; Isak Dinesen; Joyce Cary; Isak Dinesen; Joyce Cary; Karen Blixen
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abdul R JanMohamed
ISBN: 0870233955 9780870233951
OCLC Number: 9392765
Description: 312 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Joyce Cary: The generation of racial romance --
Isak Dinesen: The generation of mythic consciousness --
Nadine Gordimer: The degeneration of the great South African lie --
Chinua Achebe: The generation of realism --
Ngugi wa Thiongó: The problems of communal regeneration --
Alex La Guma: The generation of marginal fiction.
Responsibility: Abdul R. JanMohamed.

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