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Language, literature and society

Language, literature and society

a conference in honour of Bessie Head 16-19 June 1998.

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Published by University of Botswana in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Head, Bessie, -- 1937-1986,
  • Women and literature -- Africa, Southern -- History -- 20th century.,
  • South Africa -- In literature.,
  • Botswana -- In literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesMarang special issue 1999
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.H4 L36 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20025717M

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