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Psychology and African literature

Frank Uche Mowah

Psychology and African literature

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Published by Stirling-Horden Publishers in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Psychology and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-30).

    StatementFrank Uche Mowah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8010 .M68 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL468728M
    ISBN 109782063762
    LC Control Number98190571
    OCLC/WorldCa39708747


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