Childhood in African Literature: A Review
This issues examines linguistic, literary, gender generation issues in both autobiographies i and fictional treatments of childhood in the works of Camara Laye, Wole Soyinka, Mongo Bell, Chinua Achebe, Chukwuemeka Ike, Ben Okri, Zaynab Alkali, Buchi Emecheta, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Athol Fugard and Isaac Mogotsi.
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The Childhood Experience in the Novels
The Symbolic Concept of Childhood in Chukwuemeka
Aspects of Language in the African Literary Autobiography
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Childhood a la Camara Laye Childhood la Mongo Beti
A Study of Athol Fugards Cousins
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Regis Fanchettes A Private Journey itineraire prive
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