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Selected female African novelists, playwrights, and poets

Selected female African novelists, playwrights, and poets

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Published by Olaluwoye in [Ondo, Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • African literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • African literature (English) -- 21st century -- History and criticism,
  • African literature (English) -- Women authors -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by O.O. Olaluwoye.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsOlaluwoye, O. O.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9345 .S35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23974469M
    ISBN 109780785922, 9787805922
    LC Control Number2009382034

    Bastien is the third poet selected from the Hollick Arvon Shortlist. A native of Trinidad, Bastien was active in the local theatre at an early age, when he played the boy, Jules, in the first production of Derek Walcott’s Sea at , he wrote the book and lyrics for the full length musical A Nancy Story, which was produced by the Trinidad Theatre : Nandini Gosine-Mayrhoo.


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