Stereotypes Transcended: The Land’s Lord and The Radiance of the King
T. Obinkaram Echewa and Camara Laye have created Europeans who move beyond stereotypes and serve as major characters in their outstanding novels: The Land’s Lord (1976) and The Radiance of the King (1954).
KeywordsSexual Compulsiveness Sexual Guilt Racial Pride Shared Laughter Roman Catholic Priest
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