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4 edition of ancient Nigerian drama found in the catalog.

ancient Nigerian drama

the Idoma inquest : a bilingual presentation in Idoma and English together with Odegwudegwu : an original bilingual play in Idoma and English

by Samson OМЈ OМЈ Amali

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Published by F. Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden in Stuttgart .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Idoma drama -- History and criticism.,
  • Death in literature.,
  • Idoma (African people) -- Funeral customs and rites.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSamson O.O. Amali.
    SeriesStudien zur Kulturkunde ;, 71. Bd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8263.5 .A43 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2778622M
    ISBN 103515040978
    LC Control Number86142361

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