Prof. J.P. Clark, John Updike, Cyprian Ekwensi, Gabriel Okara, Capt. Elechi Amadi, Dr. Kole Omotoso, Dr. D.S. Izevbaye, Dr. F.A. Irele, Dr. Michael Echeruo, Ime Ikiddeh, Dr. T. Vincent on The Novel and reality in Africa and America

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
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Mr Gabriel Okara
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S Izevbaye
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