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Short stories from Southern Africa

A. G. Hooper

Short stories from Southern Africa

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Published by Oxford U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected by A.G. Hooper.
The Physical Object
Pagination148p.,23cm
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18898729M


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Short Stories: Southern Africa and Beyond Answers to Activities Short Stories: Southern Africa & Beyond The specification in this catalogue, including without limitation price, format, extent, number of illustrations, and month of publication, was as accurate as possible at.

A fine anthology, well selected, well ordered, and altogether a pleasure to read. The editors have chosen twenty stories by twenty different writers from all over Africa, grouping them geographically into four different sections: West, East, North and Southern Africa.

They have done a particularly good job of balancing the work of lesser-known, younger writers with established figures 3/5(2). This book contains a good selection of stories written by esteemed African writers from various regions of Africa. The book is divided by these regions: East Africa, Northern Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa.

Most of the stories are good little reads and offer insight into African culture. Overall a good book/5(7). Carol Marshall, Hingham Public Schools 4 Length of Unit This short story unit, comprised of (currently) about 7 short stories (most of which are in a collection of short stories called Somehow Tenderness Survives: Stories of Southern Africa), can be used by any English teacher as a stand-alone short story unit, or as a supplement to a key text.

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African Short Stories book. Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This anthology of 20 stories are from all over Africa, groupe /5.

African Short Stories I will keep adding African and South African short stories to this page as I find them. Some of the stories weren’t written by African authors, but all are set in Africa or have African characters.

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The Granta Book of the African Short Story shows, wherever and by whomever they are published, Africa has writers of depth and talent with a multitude of stories as diverse as the continent's countries, cultures and peoples - Petina Gappah, Financial Times From Morocco to Namibia, this nutritious harvest of 29 tales spans a tumultuous continent /5(18).

book: although it is called A Century of South African Short Stories, Ms. Marquard claims in her introduction to have prepared "a comprehensive anthology of short stories from southern Africa." (My emphasis.) Is South equal or no t equal to Southern.

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