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African-English literature

Anne (Northgrave) ed Tibble

African-English literature

a short survey and anthology of prose and poetry up to 1965.

by Anne (Northgrave) ed Tibble

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Published by October House in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature (English)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 292-302.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. map. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20794573M

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