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Palavers of African Literature

Essays in Honor of Bernth Lindfors

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Published by Africa World Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections,
  • African literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToyin Falola (Editor), Barbara Harlow (Editor), Bernth Lindfors (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8317070M
    ISBN 100865439923
    ISBN 109780865439924


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