Children and literature in Africa

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Heinemann Educational Books (Nigeria) , Ibadan
Children -- Books and reading -- Africa -- Congresses, Children"s literature, African -- History and criticism -- Congresses, Children"s literature, African (English) -- History and criticism -- Congresses, Children -- Books and reading -- Nigeria -- Congresses, Children"s literature, Nigerian (English) -- History and criticism -- Congr

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Africa, Ni

Statementeditors, Chidi Ikonne, Emelia Oko, Peter Onwudinjo.
SeriesCalabar studies in African literature ;, 7
ContributionsIkonné, Chidi, 1940-, Oko, E., Onwudinjo, Peter., University of Calabar International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (10th : 1991 : University of Calabar)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1037.8.A35 C45 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1358796M
ISBN 109781291818
LC Control Number92252614

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My Africa!": Full Length, Drama. Characters: 2 male, 1 female. Unit set. The great South African playwright confronts the tragedy of apartheid in his native land in this compelling tale about the efforts of a humble and humane black teacher in a segregated township to persuade just one young person that education, not violence, is the answer to PDF South.

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