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Style and literary communication in African prose fiction in English

Niyi Osundare

Style and literary communication in African prose fiction in English

by Niyi Osundare

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Published by Hope Publications in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-45).

StatementNiyi Osundare
SeriesHope library of liberal arts -- 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9344 .O88 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24420781M
ISBN 109788080456
ISBN 109789788080459
LC Control Number2009382051
OCLC/WorldCa352894181

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An introductory course for students of literary studies in English. communication situation in poetry is very similar to the one in prose, except that poetry very often does not include dialogue, thus the inner box is optional: Basics of English Studies, Version 12/03, Poetry File Size: KB. ENG African Literature in English 3. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and above. Anglophone literature in Africa. Emphasis on the relationship between the African world-view and literary production and the persistent trend by African writers to connect literature with politics. Writers such as Achebe, Ngugi, Soyinka, and Serote.

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