In the house of words

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Malthouse Press Ltd., Sep 15, 2006 - Poetry - 130 pages
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In his new collection, Nigeria's leading poet and literary scholar reflects on social and political themes, popular culture and the impact of technology on tradition, religious evangelism in the indigenous culture, environmental degradation, home, migration and return.

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took a boat
7
The community development officer
25
Barriers against firestorms
38
Copyright

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Tanure Ojaide is a professor of Africana studies at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. He has been awarded the Commonwealth Poetry Prize for the Africa Region, the All-Africa Okigbo Prize for Poetry, the BBC Arts and Africa Poetry Award, and the Association of Nigerian Authors Poetry Award.

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