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Literature and development in North Africa

Perri Giovannucci

Literature and development in North Africa

the modernizing mission

by Perri Giovannucci

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic literature -- Africa, North -- History and criticism.,
  • Arabic literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • North African literature (French) -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature and globalization -- Africa, North.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-240) and index.

    Statementby Perri Giovannucci.
    SeriesLiterary criticism and cultural theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ8390.A355 G56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 245 p. cm.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21557726M
    ISBN 109780415958189
    LC Control Number2007043393


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