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Modern poetry from Africa.

Gerald Moore

Modern poetry from Africa.

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Baltimore] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry -- translations from African

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Gerald Moore and Ulli Beier.
    GenreTranslations into English
    SeriesPenguin African library, AP7
    ContributionsBeier, Ulli,
    The Physical Object
    Pagination185 p.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23753829M


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