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- University of Minnesota Press 1974; US$ 90.00
The comprehensive account of the development of African literature from its beginnings in oral tradition to its contemporary expression in the writings of Africans in various African and European languages provides insight, both broad and deep, into the B more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 61.00
As more works of African Literature are being incorporated into the Language Arts and Cultural Studies curriculum, it becomes increasingly important to offer students and educators a meaningful context in which to explore these works. As part of Greenwood's Literature as Windows to World Culture series, this volume introduces readers to the cultural... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 375.00
The first major comparative study of African writing in western languages, European-language Writing in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Albert S. Gérard, falls into four wide-ranging sections: an overview of early contacts and colonial developments ?Under Western Eyes?; chapters on ?Black Consciousness? manifest in the debates over Panafricanism and... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 34.95
A focus on some of the pioneers of African literary creation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This reference book surveys the richness of postcolonial African literature. The volume begins with an introductory essay on postcolonial criticism and African writing, then presents alphabetically arranged profiles of some 60 writers, including Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Tahbar Ben Jelloun, among... more...
- African Heritage Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Eco-Critical Literature: Regreening African Landscapescritically examines the representations, constructions, and imaginings of the relationship between the human and non-human worlds in contemporary African literature and culture. It offers innovative, incisive, and critical perspectives on the importance of sustaining a symbiotic relationship between... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
African Pasts, Presents, and Futures: Generational Shifts in African Women's Literature, Film, and Internet Discourse , by Touria Khannous, critically reevaluates assumptions in liberal feminist theory, which has examined African women primarily in terms of their object status rather than as agents effecting change . By analyzing forces of marginalization,... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95
The poems in this collection dissect and cut across psychological and cultural spaces as the poet reflects on the profundity of his experiences and encounters. The thoughtful reflections provide a snapshot of what it means to live in a world of where difference and sameness are never to be taken for granted. Though written from Africa, the poems transcend... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95
This is a penetrating, refreshing, diverse and impeccable collection of insightful poetry on the realities of everyday life in Africa. The collection reflects on a gamut of issues, desirable and undesirable alike. Themes covered range from dissipation, corruption, war, love, bad governance, greediness, anxiety, religion, weather, time, politics, morality,... more...
- Handel Books 2014; US$ 24.70
With new integrative and indigenous approaches to literary affairs the focus of this volume is on the influence of tradition in African writing. Using the work of Chinua Achebe two scholars from outside Africa offer insight on oratorical devices in modern African fiction, two chapters follow which, by fusing traditional elements in transitional societies,... more...