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Childhood in African Literature (African Literature Today)

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Published by Africa World Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African,
  • African Literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEldred Durosimi Jones (Editor), Marjorie Jones (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9627205M
    ISBN 10086543672X
    ISBN 109780865436725

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