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Gabriel Okaka, The voice

Clive T. Probyn

Gabriel Okaka, The voice

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by Clive T. Probyn

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Published by Longman in Harlow, England .
Written in English


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SeriesYork notes -- 157
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24714179M

  Gabriel Okara was born at Bumoundi, Bayelsa State, in the Niger Delta in and educated at Government College Umuahia in Nigeria and Northwestern University in Evanston, worked as a bookbinder and printer for Federal Government Press at Lagos, served as the director of cultural and information services for the short-lived Republic of Biafra, and was the general manager . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Voice: Gabriel Okara: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Reviews: 2. Gabriel Okara has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gabriel Okara’s most popular book is Rotten English: A Literary Anthology.

  Gabriel Okara, the first Modernist poet in Anglophone Africa, has passed on at the age of He died on 25 March , after a brief illness, in his home at Okaka Estate, Yenagoa, Nigeriathree weeks to his 98th birthday. Known for both his poetry and fiction-- . Gabriel Okara’s Collected Poems Is Available from African Poetry Book Series Gabriel Okara, the first Modernist poet of anglophone Africa, recently passed on at the age of His best known works are the poetry collections The Fisherman’s Invocation () and The Dreamer, His Vision (), and the experimental novel The Voice ().


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Gabriel Okara, the first Modernist poet of anglophone Africa, recently passed on at the age of His best known works are the poetry collections The Fisherman’s Invocation () and The Dreamer, His Vision (), and the experimental novel The Voice ().

His last published book, Gabriel Okara: Collected Poems (April ), is available on the website of its publishers, the. The Voice (African Writers Series) Gabriel Okara Okolo is "the voice", who offends the Ibo elders by his search for the truth.

The elders exile him but he still returns to make a final gesture of defiance. In his novel, The Voice (), Gabriel Okara narrates the story of a young African, Okolo, whose name means "the Voice." After having had some Western schooling, Okolo re-turns to his hometown, Amatu, and begins a search for some-thing which is simply called " it " throughout the book.

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