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Memory and myth

Fiona Darroch

Memory and myth

postcolonial religion in contemporary Guyanese fiction and poetry

by Fiona Darroch

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guyanese literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Religion in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFiona Darroch
    SeriesCross/cultures -- 103
    Contributionsebrary, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9320 .D37 2009eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25572008M
    ISBN 10904202576X
    ISBN 109789042025769
    OCLC/WorldCa649903289

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