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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of the Cairo trilogy, comes Akhenaten , a fascinating work of fiction about the most infamous pharaoh of ancient Egypt. In this beguiling new novel, originally published in 1985 and now appearing for the first time in the United States, Mahfouz tells with extraordinary insight the story... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 80.21
Enchanted Calvinism's central proposition is that Ghanaian Presbyterian communities, both past and present, have become significantly more enchanted--that is, more attuned to spiritual explanations of and remedies for suffering--as they have become more integrated into capitalist modes of production. The author draws on a specific Weberian concept... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 293.00
This volume of Arabic literature of Africa deals with the scholarly and literary production of authors from Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Niger, and Ghana, from earliest times to 2002. more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 84.99
Intellectual exchange among African creative writers is the subject of this highly innovative and wide-ranging look at several forms of intertextuality on the continent. Focusing on the issue of the availability of old canonical texts of African literature as a creative resource, this study throws light on how African authors adapt, reinterpret, and... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 34.95
African writers have, much more than the critics, recognized the beauty and potency of the short story. Always the least studied in African literature classrooms and the most critically overlooked genre in African literature today, the African short story is now given the attention it deserves. Contributors here take a close look at the African short... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Things Fall Apart, you explore the ground-breaking... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00
In 2007 the French newspaper Le Monde published a manifesto titled ?Toward a ?World Literature? in French,? signed by forty-four writers, many from France?s former colonies. Proclaiming that the francophone label encompassed people who had little in common besides the fact that they all spoke French, the manifesto?s proponents, the so-called francophone... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Mixed Race Stereotypes in South African and American Literature examines the popular literary stereotype, the tragic mulatto, from a transnational perspective. Mafe considers the ways in which specific South African and American writers have used this controversial literary character to challenge the logic of racial categorization. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Drawing on postcolonial and gender studies, as well as affect theory, the book interrogates cosmopolitan philosophies. Through analysis of J.M. Coetzee's later fiction, Hallemeier invites the re-imagining of cosmopolitanism, particularly as it is performed through the reading of literature. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb examines literary texts by writers from the Maghreb and positions them in direct relation to increasingly querulous debates on the shifting identity of the modern Mediterranean. A transnational rather than binary interpretive framework transcends a colonial and postcolonial bind in which... more...