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Portraits of women in Roman and Nigerian drama

Folake Onayemi

Portraits of women in Roman and Nigerian drama

by Folake Onayemi

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Published by Oputoru Books in Ibadan [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigerian drama (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Classical drama -- History and criticism.,
  • Women in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-115).

    Other titlesPortraits of women in drama
    StatementFolake Onayemi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9387.3 .O43 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6895354M
    ISBN 109783491385
    LC Control Number00695349
    OCLC/WorldCa44262289

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