A History of Twentieth-century African Literatures

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Oyekan Owomoyela
U of Nebraska Press, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 411 pages
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Contents

EnglishLanguage Fiction from West Africa
9
EnglishLanguage Fiction from East Africa
49
EnglishLanguage Fiction from South Africa
85
EnglishLanguage Poetry
105
EnglishLanguage Drama and Theater
138
FrenchLanguage Fiction
173
FrenchLanguage Poetry
198
FrenchLanguage Drama and Theater
227
PortugueseLanguage Literature
240
Perspectives
285
Toward a Literary
311
The Question of Language in African
347
The Crisis and
369
The Contributors
389
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About the author (1993)

Oyekan Owomoyela is a professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the author of A Ki I: Yoruba Proscriptive and Prescriptive Proverbs and Visions and Revisions: Essays on African Literatures and Criticism.

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