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The Resource The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945, Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi

The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945, Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi

Label
The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945
Title
The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945
Statement of responsibility
Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English Since 1945 challenges the conventional belief that the English-language literary traditions of East Africa are restricted to the former British colonies of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Instead, these traditions stretch far into such neighboring countries as Somalia and Ethiopia. Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi assemble a truly inclusive list of major writers and trends. They begin with a chronology of key historical events and an overview of the emergence and transformation of literary culture in the region. Then they
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Gikandi, Simon
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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Mwangi, Evan
Series statement
The Columbia guides to literature since 1945
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  • East African literature (English)
  • East African literature (English)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • East African literature (English)
Label
The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945, Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-182) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Major Political Events; Introduction: East African Literature in English from 1945 to the Present; Authors and Topics A-Z; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn815478008
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 194 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231500647
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/gika12520
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  • 22573/ctt272vrx
  • 2b7b16fc-417e-4f06-9fc5-526e547effad
Publisher number
EB00662140
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815478008
Label
The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945, Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-182) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Major Political Events; Introduction: East African Literature in English from 1945 to the Present; Authors and Topics A-Z; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn815478008
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 194 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231500647
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/gika12520
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt272vrx
  • 2b7b16fc-417e-4f06-9fc5-526e547effad
Publisher number
EB00662140
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815478008

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