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Lokotown And Other Stories

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Published by Africa World Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance - Short Stories,
  • Fiction,
  • 20th century,
  • City and town life,
  • NIgeria,
  • Short stories, Nigerian (English),
  • Social life and customs,
  • Romance: Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12376445M
    ISBN 101592211844
    ISBN 109781592211845

    The manuscript was first called Lajide of Lagos but later on I called it People of the City because there were so many people of the city there. The history of West Africa began with the first human settlements around 1. It was succeeded by the Sosso in 1. They will send their children to Oxford and Cambridge, while your children will only go to Obanla.

    Archaeological studies have found that early human settlers arrived in West Africa around 1. The mother of the daughter combined one judge as their lover. The Drummer Boy. The Church of England. A Walk in the Night and other stories.

    The Drummer Boy. Translated by Joyce A. His other two novels, Survive the Peace and Divided We Stand reflect on the life of the Igbo people in the Eastern part of the country. With a foreword by Kwame Nkrumah. The Passport of Mallam Ilia.


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Lokotown And Other Stories book

The manuscript was first called Lajide of Lagos but later on I called it People of the City because there were so many people of the city there. Child of Two Worlds.

African Writers Series

Conton, William. And in our forestry days we lived in a part of the country which was infested by the tsetse fly that causes sleeping sickness.

He became chair of the Bureau for External Publicity in Biafra and an adviser to the head of state, Lt. His books were translated into many languages, some of his major novels for instance Burning Grass and Jagua Nana were both translated into French.

He was a Nigerian writer who stressed description of the locale and whose episodic style was particularly well suited to the short story. The Rise of the Igbo Novel. Denisse Coussy in his critical work titled Nigerian English Novel, while making reference to the Nigerian writers and their contribution to the development of African literature in general and that of Nigeria in particular, explained that Nigerian writers were convinced beyond reasonable doubt of the importance of national literature and that was why they collectively wrote books that suit the new era of the national development of their country.

He died in at the age of 95 when his last book was published. This story is a story of the wandering cattlemen of northern Nigeria who pursued the green grass wherever it is.

Mali Empire in the 1. When and where was Senator Edward Kennedy born? The bathroom is narrow and slimy and it smells of urine. At the same time, the Europeans started to travel into the interior of Africa to trade and explore.

Letters to Martha: and other poems from a South African prison. He lectured in pharmacy at Lagos and was employed as a pharmacist by the Nigerian Medical Corporation. In the fifth millennium, as the ancestors of modern West Africans began entering the area, the development of sedentary farming began to take place in West Africa.

Lokotown : and other stories / Cyprian Ekwensi

It was succeeded by the Sosso in 1. On pagesthe answer was provided. His writings often make readers feel like a part of the scene. La Guma, Alex. His writings often make readers feel like a part of the scene.

Pieterse, Cosmo. Cyprian Ekwensi: A National or Urban Novelist Literary critics of African literature tagged Cyprian Ekwensi to be and urban novelist entirely because his major novels dealt with the life in the city but Cyprian Ekwensi himself does not agree with them because he explained that: No, I am a nationalist.

So in those early days there was also a department called the Public Relations Department. Ogikbo, Christopher.Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students.3/5(1). Book Detail.

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Ekwensi based the novel and the characters on a real family with whom he had previously lived. Between and Ekwensi published at least one major work every year. The most important of these were the novels, Beautiful Feathers () and Iska (), and two collections of short stories, Rainmaker () and Lokotown ().

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