International Journal of
English and Literature

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. English Lit.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2626
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEL
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 253

Full Length Research Paper

A study of the portrayal of virginity in Ugandan novels

Mary Naula
  • Mary Naula
  • Department of Languages and Literature, Faculty of Education and Arts, Uganda Christian University, Uganda.
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Joseph Jakisa Owor
  • Joseph Jakisa Owor
  • Department of Languages and Literature, Faculty of Education and Arts, Uganda Christian University, Uganda.
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Cornelius Wambi Gulere
  • Cornelius Wambi Gulere
  • Department of Languages and Literature, Faculty of Education and Arts, Uganda Christian University, Uganda.
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  •  Received: 07 July 2018
  •  Accepted: 13 August 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2018

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