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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African literature,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Intellectual life,
  • History and criticism,
  • Ethics in literature,
  • Postcolonialism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChielozona Eze
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL8010 .E99 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25011777M
ISBN 109780739145067, 9780739145081
LC Control Number2011036065

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