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Published by James Currey in Oxford .
Written in English


  • South African literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Eldred Durosimi Jones ; assistant editor, Marjorie Jones.
SeriesAfrican literature today -- 23.
ContributionsJones, Eldred Durosimi, 1925-, Jones, Marjorie.
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18173960M
ISBN 100852555237

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