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Title: Francophone Literatures: A Literary and Linguistic Companion
Written By: Sam Haigh
Laila Ibnlfassi
Malcolm Offord
Nicki Hitchcott

Francophone Literatures is a student-friendly guide to key literary texts of the French speaking world. Its four sections correspond to francophone areas of the world-North Africa, Black Africa and the Indian Ocean, the Caribbean, and North America. Each section contains an introduction outlining the region's political and literary history, a linguistic commentary, and seven extracts from major literary works.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415198399
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296
Prices: $100.00 #60.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415198402
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296
Prices: $31.95 #18.99