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  • Arabic literature of Africa. Volume IV, Writings of Western Sudanic Africaby J.O. Hunwick

    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...

  • Intertextuality in Contemporary African Literatureby Ode Ogede

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 89.99

    Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chapter 1. When an Elephant Rustles the Bush ... Chapter 3 Chapter 2. Is a Picture Still Worth a Thousand Words? From Documentary to Investigative Realism: Cyprian Ekwensi's Jagua Nana and Flora Nwapa's One is Enough Chapter 4 Chapter 3. Lampoon, or the Power of Savage Satire, and the Visual Object of Distaste: Chinua... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Achebe's Things Fall Apartby John Chua

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.49

    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...

  • Writing Out of All the Campsby Laura Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Writing "Out of all the Camps": J. M. Coetzee's Narratives of Displacement is an interdisciplinary examination--combining ethical, postcolonial, performance, gender-based, and environmental theory--of the ways that 2003 Nobel Prize-winning South African novelist J. M. Coetzee, primarily through his voicing of a female subject position and his presentation... more...

  • Different Shades of Greenby Byron Caminero-Santangelo

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 27.50

    Engaging important discussions about social conflict, environmental change, and imperialism in Africa, Different Shades of Green points to legacies of African environmental writing, often neglected as a result of critical perspectives shaped by dominant Western conceptions of nature and environmentalism. Drawing on an interdisciplinary... more...

  • Female Subjectivities in African Literatureby Charles Smith; Chin Ce

    Handel Books 2015; US$ 28.00

    In literature the ambiguous portraiture of female characters by some male writers and the phallic nature of men's writings have proved a matter of concern to female writers in Africa. For decades within African writing the issue of silencing was interrogated particularly as it addressed the muting and marginalisation of black women by male writers... more...

  • Indigenous Heritage in African Literatureby Charles Smith; Chin Ce

    Handel Books 2015; US$ 28.00

    This edition commits to the depths of black identities in modern black texts. The cultural reclamation of an African origin and/or roots as tied to the solemn remembrance of the Ancestor has demanded the intense attention of enlightened black writers for the social and psychic revaluation of their generation and others that follow. In this series we... more...

  • Crossing Borders in African Literaturesby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2015; US$ 26.00

    Crossing Borders showcases intellectual attempts to commit the process of African interrogation of postcoloniality and postmodernity to the exploration of perspectives on black identities and interactions of contemporary cultural expressions beyond the borders of Africa and across the Atlantic. We have particularised on theoretical and critical perspectives... more...

  • Oral Tradition in African Literatureby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2015; US$ 26.00

    This study of oral tradition in African literature is borne from the awareness that African verbal arts still survive in works of discerning writers and in the conscious exploration of its tropes, perspectives, philosophy and consciousness, its complementary realism, and ontology, for the delineation of authentic African response to memory, history... more...

  • Chinua Achebe?s Legacyby James Ogude

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2015; US$ 26.00

    Chinua Achebe?s novels and essays have always drawn our attention to issues of memory, the story, history and our own obligation to history as Africans. Achebe constantly goes back to the authority of narrative ? the story; and as the subsequent generations of African writers like Chimamanda Adichie keep returning to, to celebrate Africa?s many stories,... more...