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Politics of the postcolonial text

James Tsaaior

Politics of the postcolonial text

Africa and its diasporas

by James Tsaaior

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Published by Lincom in München .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In literature,
  • Politics and literature,
  • Kollektives Gedächtnis ,
  • Literaturtheorie,
  • African literature (English),
  • History and criticism,
  • Politik ,
  • Literatur,
  • Postkoloniale Literatur,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • African diaspora in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJames Tar Tsaaior (ed.).
    SeriesLINCOM textual analyses -- 03, LINCOM textual analyses -- 03.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9340.5 .P65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 pages ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25256260M
    ISBN 103862880141
    ISBN 109783862880140
    LC Control Number2010678185
    OCLC/WorldCa692270198

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