An Afropolitan literary aesthetics? Afropolitan style and tropes in recent diasporic African fiction

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An Afropolitan literary aesthetics? Afropolitan style and tropes in recent diasporic African fiction. / Rahbek, Ulla; Knudsen, Eva Rask.

I: European Journal of English Studies, Bind 21, Nr. 2, 2017, s. 115-128.

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Rahbek, U & Knudsen, ER 2017, 'An Afropolitan literary aesthetics? Afropolitan style and tropes in recent diasporic African fiction', European Journal of English Studies, bind 21, nr. 2, s. 115-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825577.2017.1344473

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Rahbek, U., & Knudsen, E. R. (2017). An Afropolitan literary aesthetics? Afropolitan style and tropes in recent diasporic African fiction. European Journal of English Studies, 21(2), 115-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825577.2017.1344473

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Rahbek U, Knudsen ER. An Afropolitan literary aesthetics? Afropolitan style and tropes in recent diasporic African fiction. European Journal of English Studies. 2017;21(2):115-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825577.2017.1344473

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Rahbek, Ulla ; Knudsen, Eva Rask. / An Afropolitan literary aesthetics? Afropolitan style and tropes in recent diasporic African fiction. I: European Journal of English Studies. 2017 ; Bind 21, Nr. 2. s. 115-128.

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