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Fontomfrom. Contemporary Ghanaian Literature, Theatre and Film. (Matatu 21-22) (Matatu)

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Published by Rodopi Bv Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Ghana,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • General,
  • Theater - General,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12804763M
    ISBN 109042012838
    ISBN 109789042012837

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Fontomfrom. Contemporary Ghanaian Literature, Theatre and Film. (Matatu ) (MATATU - JOURNA) Hardcover – January 1, Author: Kofi Anyidoho, James Gibbs.

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