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Writing identity in the age of post-colonialism

Bridget Edman

Writing identity in the age of post-colonialism

figurations of home and homelessness in African poetry

by Bridget Edman

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Published by Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS) in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • African poetry,
  • Homelessness in literature,
  • Home in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-250) and index.

    StatementBridget Edman
    SeriesCASAS book series -- no. 73, CASAS book series -- no. 73
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8010.4 .E346 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination258 p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24851345M
    ISBN 101920447512
    ISBN 109781920447519
    LC Control Number2011412042
    OCLC/WorldCa712589630

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