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African poetry

Ulli Beier

African poetry

an anthology of traditional African poems

by Ulli Beier

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Published by Cambridge U.P. in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk poetry, African -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[translated into English] compiled and edited by Ulli Beier; illustrated by Susanne Wenger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8013.E5 B4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5983412M
    LC Control Number66012750


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