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Literary Criticism African

Strategic Transformations in Nigerian Writing

Orality and History in the Work of Rev. Samuel Johnson, Amos Tutuola, Wole Soyinka and Ben Okri

by (author) Ato Quayson

Indiana University Press
Initial publish date
Sep 1997
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" . . . a sophisticated and thoughtful study." —Leeds African Studies Bulletin

"A very impressive work . . . in the concreteness of its research documentation as well as in its theoretical scope, this study brings a truly innovative dimension to African literary scholarship, and indeed to the whole field of African studies." —Abiola Irele, Ohio State University

"The discussion reveals a combination of formidable analytical and critical strength with a refreshingly open-minded and sensible approach to his field." —Karin Barber, University of Birmingham

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Contributor Notes

Ato Quayson is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and a Lecturer in Commonwealth and International Literature in English.

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