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  • Creating Books for the Young in the New South Africaby Barbara A. Lehman; Jay Heale; Anne Hill

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This collection of essays analyzes the work of 29 authors and illustrators. South African children's and youth literature has a long history. The country is the most prolific publisher of children's books on the continent, producing perhaps the highest quality literature in Africa. Its traditions resonate within the larger world of children's... more...

  • Anglophone-Cameroon Literatureby Emmanuel Fru Doh; Shadrach A. Ambanasom

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Against a disturbing political backdrop and through an in-depth appraisal of selected illustrative texts from major genres?poetry, prose, and drama?Emmanuel Fru Doh presents the origins and growth of a young but potent literature. more...

  • African Literatures in Englishby Gareth Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Here is an introduction to the history of English writing from East and West Africa drawing on a range of texts from the slave diaspora to the post-war upsurge in African English language and literature from these regions. more...

  • Syncretic Arenasby Isidore Diala

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 106.00

    This collection in part examines the legacy of the consummate Nigerian stage artist and scholar, Esiaba Irobi (1960?2010). Poems, tributes, and studies cele¬brate Irobi?s significance as actor, play¬wright, director, poet, and theatre theorist. Irobi?s life, temper, times, and career are inextricably linked to the history, devel¬opment, concerns, and... more...

  • Zeter und Mordio!by Gesa Dane

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 27.22

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine prominente Reihe literarischer Vergewaltigungsfälle seit dem 17. Jahrhundert wird aus dem Horizont der Rechts- und Kulturgeschichte literaturgeschichtlich analysiert. Vergewaltigung gilt, wie Raub, Mord und Totschlag, seit alters als schweres Verbrechen. Welcher erzwungene Beischlaf allerdings jeweils als Verbrechen zu qualifizieren... more...

  • Cry, the Beloved Country - Alan Patonby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Set in South Africa before the adoption of apartheid, Alan Paton's classic novel presents a family and a nation struggling to embrace change and resist the harmful effects of violence, apathy, and inequality. This new edition gathers a range of essential critical commentary on the work and features an introduction by scholar Harold Bloom. Paton... more...

  • The Train Driver and Other Playsby Athol Fugard

    Theatre Communications Group 2012; US$ 17.95

    The latest works by one of the world?s foremost playwrights. more...

  • Shakara Dance Hall Queenby Osonye Tess Onwueme

    African Heritage Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    Shakara dance-hall queen is a gripping drama on the struggle for identity, power and control, engulfing mothers and daughters in a modern city that is sharply split between the rich and the poor. How do these mothers and daughters cope in a world, where their very survival is constantly challenged by the unyielding social and economic forces? Stay... more...

  • Riot in Heavenby Osonye Tess Onwueme

    African Heritage Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    "The relegated man and woman of colour have been struggling to enter heaven, but they remain trapped as Sojourner Nkrumah's (the black woman's) ""Freedom Train"" is stalled at the crossroads of hell, heaven, and earth. Two heroes of the West, now determined to keep out unwelcome guests and terrorists from heaven, pose... more...

  • The Missing Faceby Osonye Tess Onwueme

    African Heritage Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    "'The Missing Face' is Beholding...In this meticulously paced play, Ida...a true optimist about love, family and her culture, takes a great leap in rearing her son, Amaechi...until she decides to leave the masculine formation of her young man-child to his father, who is domiciled in Africa...'The Missing Face' offers a rich illustration... more...