African Literatures in the Eighties

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Dieter Riemenschneider, Frank Schulze-Engler
Rodopi, 1993 - 281 pagina's

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Inhoudsopgave

Introduction
8
Book Drought
27
LAfrique francophone
61
The Eighties and the Return to Oral
85
The Elusive Truth Literary Development
107
East African Literature in the 1980s
121
Dearly Beloved 60
136
Short Stories
158
Conference Report
197
Book Reviews
204
Early Cultural Nationalism in West
215
Resistance in PostColonial African Fiction Derek
226
Playing the Market The Market Theatre 19761986
235
Nadine Gordimer Antje Hagena
241
Ngugi wa Thiongo A Bibliography of Primary
249
Index to Matatu 110
263

In Search of Counsel
173
Death of Murderess
179
Complaints Complaints
188
Critical Essays on Nadine Gordimer ed Rowland Smith John
273
Authors Addresses
280
Copyright

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