3 edition of New trends and generations in African literature found in the catalog.
New trends and generations in African literature
by James Currey
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Eldred Durosimi Jones and MarjorieJones.|
|Series||African literature today series -- no.20.|
|Contributions||Jones, Eldred Durosimi, 1925-, Jones, Marjorie.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Editorial article. New trends and generations New trends and generations in African literature book Eldred D. Jones --Articles --Turning point in the Francophone/African novel: the eighties and the nineties / Lilyan Kesteloot --History and radical aesthetics: a study of Festus Iyayi's Heroes / Fírinne Ní Chréacháin.
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