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  • Nostalgic Waves from Sowetoby Sol Rachilo

    African Perspectives Publishing 2009; US$ 11.00

    Soweto during the 1970s was riven with violence and brutality, the brunt of which was borne by the young people of that period, who took the lead in the struggle against apartheid oppression. Himself a product of the era, Sol Rachilo turned both to science and to art as he strove to depict the atmosphere and the emotions of the people of those tumultuous... more...

  • A Basket of Kola Nutsby Tanla Kishani

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 18.05

    Bold, original and stimulating in its inspirational insights, A Basket of Kola Nuts explores Cameroon?s cultures as remarkable pivots of moral rectitude and such sickening vicious-circles as bribery and corruption. Ethnically grass-rooted and globalizing rather than alarmingly exotic and exclusive, this poetic diction of form-content aims at revitalizing... more...

  • Majunga Tokby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 17.10

    Pidgin English is the chief medium of communication for the great majority of Cameroonians. It sustains a world view, culture and way of life. Pidgin embodies concepts that would at best be partially expressed in formal English. A critical understanding of Pidgin English requires not only a thorough grasp of the socio-cultural matrix from which the... more...

  • Straddling the Mungo: A Book of Poems in English and Frenchby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 18.05

    This collection makes a forceful case that official bilingualism is not a pipe-dream, but rather a powerful modus operandi with the potential to ease a myriad of socio-political bottlenecks. more...

  • Green Rapeby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 18.05

    Green Rape: Poetry for the Environment is an anthology of poems written in strong support of environmental literacy. Each poem is the poet's cry of protest against the rape of natural and built environments. The anthology examines a wide range of issues including the clash of global capitalism with environmental activism. It takes a close look at the... more...

  • Fragmented Melodiesby Feka Wakai

    Langaa RPCIG 2007; US$ 20.90

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  • 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...