oa Lagos Notes and Records - Vernacular idioms in post-independence African literature: The example of verse writers

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



The immediate and all-important concern of African authors like Soyinka, Clark-Bekederemo, Okot p�Bitek and others is to revitalize poetic language and imagery by introducing some ""vernacular� idioms into their literary works.

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