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Short Stories From Souther Africa

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10136308M
ISBN 100195700384
ISBN 109780195700381

anecdote and the short story proper, i.e. the difference between merely a short narration of events and a well­ composed and centrally visualised story?. This was the precise point which I found pertinent In the study of the short story in East Africa. There is a strong anecdotal quality in the short stories of J. Size: KB. Subject. In writing "L'Africain", Le Clézio reflects on his childhood in when he was 8 years ing to the publisher he left Nice with his mother and brother to meet his father who was a doctor in father remained there during the war but was too far away from the wife he loved and too far away from their two children (he had not seen either of these children growing up).


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