7 edition of The novel in Africa found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Eldred Durosimi Jones.|
|Series||African literature today -- 5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||156 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||156|
|ISBN 10||0435184857, 0435184881, 0841900949|
|LC Control Number||70002505|
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It is a highly personal account of a period in the author’s life (roughly to ). Unlike authors of many memoirs or. The text concludes that Americans and Europeans have every reason to study the African novel, and in so doing they will become familiar with one of the most powerful cultural forces in the lateth-century world.
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