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Theme and style in African poetry

by Isaac Irabor Elimimian

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Published by E. Mellen in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Negritude (Literary movement),
  • Nigerian poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-259).

    StatementIsaac I. Elimimian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8010.4 .E43 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1549294M
    ISBN 100773496750
    LC Control Number91028877

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