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  • Their Champagne Party Will End! Poems in Honor of Bate Besongby Joyce Ashuntantang; Dibussi Tande

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    Bate Besong was Cameroon?s most vocal and controversial poet, playwright and scholar, who died in March 2007. The poems in this collection are a tribute to the man and his work, and provide a snapshot of the mood that prevailed after his death. Bate Besong ushered in a new kind of nationalist ?fighting? literature in Cameroon, unapologetic in its defense... more...

  • Les douleurs de la plume noireby F. Ndi; Dieurat Clervoyant

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    This collection is produced by a trio which in reverse order recalls the trio Senghor, C?saire, Damas; one African and two Caribbeans who were flag bearer of a protest for the recognition of fundamental rights of which Blacks were deprived of. In the same vein, the Clervoyant, Ndi and Vakunta trio: a Caribbean and two Africans in a globalised world... more...

  • The Tragedy of Mr No Balanceby Elame Musinga

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    This play is a must watch for anyone who is frustrated because of corruption and hopeless about its eradication. more...

  • A Fallen Citadel and Other Poemsby J. Abala

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 18.05

    A Fallen Citadel and Other Poems is a powerful collection of over forty prose poems. The poems cover an array of issues ranging from the crisis that ensued after the 2007-2008 elections in Kenya to other social issues: loss of identity, poverty, hopelessness, and AIDs. These poems are powerful, vivid, full of imagery, and delightful. Some begin... more...

  • Beware the Drivesby Oke Akombi

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    This collection of verse, which has mostly short poems, some of which are two-liners, is an outcome of several years of keen observation of the very nature of man. The observation brought this writer to the conclusion that man is dominated by fear and in his effort to conquer it, he resorts to unbridled aggression. Such aggression has been very instrumental... more...

  • Forest Echoesby Nol Alembong

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05

    Forest Echoes is a literary quilt revealing a mature poet bestriding generations as he patches together a people's culture, their philosophy, history, along with their attendant woes into a subtle, sometimes disillusioning even, yet purposeful and poignant whole. Nol Alembong is not afraid to be himself in this work: a scholar, teacher, parent, traditionalist... more...

  • Perspectives on Written Cameroon Literature in Englishlishby Shadrach A. Ambanasom

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 34.95

    In 2009, Anglophone Cameroon literature celebrated its fifty years of existence. Now at the mature age of fifty plus this literature has a great deal to write home about even if it still has a lot to do in its pursuit of excellence. Part of its maturity resides in the fact that although the scale of literary creativity and literary criticism is skewed... more...

  • Cameroon Anthology of Poetryby Bole Butake

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 20.90

    In this carefully thought-through anthology, Bole Butake brings Cameroonian poets of different generations, gender, regions, backgrounds and interests into conversation not only among themselves but more especially with poets from other parts of Africa and the world. This is a testament on the universality of poetry. It is an invitation for those in... more...

  • South African Feminismsby M.J. Daymond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is the first collection of feminist critical essays by and about women in South Africa to appear outside of that country. Many of the pieces were written after February 1990, when President de Klerk lifted the ban on black political organizations. The recognition that a just society cannot be achieved without freedom from gender oppression as... more...

  • The Politics of Adaptationby Astrid Van Weyenberg

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 70.00

    This book explores contemporary African adaptations of classical Greek tragedies. Six South African and Nigerian dramatic texts ? by Yael Farber, Mark Fleishman, Athol Fugard, Femi Osofisan, and Wole Soyinka ? are analysed through the thematic lens of resistance, revolution, reconciliation, and mourning. The opening chapters focus on plays that mobilize... more...