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Iroaganachi, John

Works: 5 works in 28 publications in 2 languages and 665 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A174,
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Publications about John Iroaganachi
Publications by John Iroaganachi
Most widely held works by John Iroaganachi
How the leopard got his claws by Chinua Achebe( Book )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Recounts how the leopard got his claws and teeth and why he rules the forest with terror
A fight for honey by John Iroaganachi( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Night and day by John Iroaganachi( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The sunbird's drum by John Iroaganachi( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Omenụkọ by Pita Nwana( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in Igbo and held by 1 library worldwide
Omen k (real name: Igwegbe Odum) whose home in Okigwe, Eastern Nigeria, was a popular spot for field trips by students in schools and colleges, as well as a favourite attraction for tourists in the decades before and after the Nigerian Independence in 1960. Generations of Igbo children began their reading in Igbo with Omen k, and those who did not have the opportunity to go to school still read Omen k in their homes or at adult education centers. Omen k was a legendary figure and his 'sayings' became part of the Igbo speech repertoire that young adults were expected to acquire. Omen k, a classic in Igbo Literature, written by Pita Nwana and published in 1933 by Longman, Green & Co, Ltd, London, is in this translation made accessible to a global audience. Emenyonu utilizes his mastery of both languages (Igbo and English) to faithfully present to his audience a complete rendition of Omen k as originally written. The timeless significance of this novel as a progenitor of the Igbo language novel is again underscored
English (27)
Igbo (1)
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