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2 edition of Tales across the plain found in the catalog.

Tales across the plain

Uthman Oladipo-Akanbi

Tales across the plain

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Published by NNI in Ilorin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTales across the plains
    StatementUthman Oladipo-Akanbi.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesLiterary series, Literary series (Ilorin, Nigeria)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.O39453 T35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3380702M
    ISBN 109783669427
    LC Control Number2004548059
    OCLC/WorldCa55051417

    ISBN No. She was of a pale, ivory color and, for her race, extremely tall. And then you get lots of cross-fertilizations, of course. Actually, even when the book begins to present the winding up of the 'Raj' you get interesting hints of the mismatch between what these people perceived to be Indian attitudes towards the empire and the actual events that were taking place.

    Slave narratives, encouraged by the missionaries, are eloquent and terrifying testimonials but they are also essential literature, playing their part in the drive towards abolition. It was the fashion. The Grimms come over a hundred years later. Bobby is passionate about the subject with a particular emphasis on modern retellings of classic tales.

    The new Beauty and the Beast filmfor example [dir. A volume of exceptional range. II - The education of an engineer. I will be clearing bugs in the next days. In a sense, that flies in the face of what happens in literature — literature is at some points a collective expression as a well as an individual act and collective expression can be a force of such enormous good.


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