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  • Remembering a Legend: Chinua Achebeby N. Emenyonu; E. Nnolim

    African Heritage Press 2014; US$ 31.00

    Remembering a Legend: Chinua Achebe recaptures for the literary world the inimitable legacies of Chinua Achebe (1930-2013), Africa?s leading novelist and literary philosopher of the 20th century. It addresses the questions of Achebe?s role in establishing the African art of the novel, his theories and standards for the criticism of African writing.... more...

  • Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistanceby Tejumola Olaniyan

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 50.00

    This original work redefines and broadens our understanding of the drama of the English-speaking African diaspora. Looking closely at the work of Amiri Baraka, Nobel prize-winners Wole Soyinka and Derek Walcott, and Ntozake Shange, the author contends that the refashioning of the collective cultural self in black drama originates from the complex intersection... more...

  • Shifting Perceptions of Migration in Senegalese Literature, Film, and Social Mediaby Mahriana Rofheart

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 77.99

    Shifting Perceptions of Migration in Senegalese Literature, Film, and Social Media takes a multimedia approach to examining representations of emigration from Senegal through the analysis of novels, films, hip-hop songs, and online videos in French and Wolof. Mahriana Rofheart demonstrates how Senegalese creative producers at home and abroad... more...

  • Spirit Bridesby Kahlil Gibran; Juan R. I. Cole

    White Cloud Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Spirit Brides is classic Gibran with stories that depict life in late nineteenth-century northern Lebanon and serve as Gibran's vehicle for discussing religious and ethical themes. This book is a collection of three short stories, in which Kahlil Gibran portrays his belief in the overwhelming power of love in human nature. In "The Ash of Centuries... more...

  • Still Beating the Drumby Lindy Stiebel; Elizabeth Gunner

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 114.80

    Lewis Nkosi is one of South Africa’s foremost writers and critics, and one of the few survivors of the exile generation dating from the Drum era. Up until now, however, no full length study has been done on his work. This is a gap in South African literary history and criticism that this book is intended to fill. Besides his well known earlier... more...

  • The Stormby Kahlil Gibran; John Walbridge

    White Cloud Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    The Storm brings together fourteen short stories and prose poems from Gibran's Arabic writings that exhibit several characteristic Gibran themes: the injustice perpetrated by society against the poor, the weak, and the sincere; nature and its destruction by man; and the purity and innocence of young love. John Walbridge's clear, sensitive, and fluent... more...

  • The Storyworld Accordby Erin James

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    ?Storyworlds,? mental models of context and environment within which characters function, is a concept used to describe what happens in narrative. Narratologists agree that the concept of storyworlds best captures the ecology of narrative interpretation by allowing a fuller appreciation of the organization of both space and time, by recognizing reading... more...

  • The Swahili Novelby Xavier Garnier

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    An overview of the Swahili novel, its place in a globalized world and a reflection on the status and dynamism of Kafka's concept of 'minor literature'. more...

  • Trauma, Memory, and Narrative in South Africa.by Ewald Mengel; Michela Borzaga; Karin Orantes

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 73.00

    Twenty years after the fall of apartheid, South Africa is still struggling with its traumatic past. In this interdisciplinary collection of interviews, prominent South African novelists, psychologists, and academics reflect on the issues of trauma, memory, and narrative. The authors André Brink, Maxine Case, Sindiwe Magona, Susan Mann, and Zoë Wicomb... more...

  • Une saison blanche et sèche d'André Brink (Fiche de lecture)by Natacha Cerf; lePetitLittéraire.fr

    Primento Digital 2014; US$ 4.99

    Décryptez Une saison blanche et sèche d'André Brink avec l'analyse du PetitLittéraire.fr ! Que faut-il retenir de Une saison blanche et sèche , roman incontournable de la littérature sud-africaine ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette ?uvre dans une fiche de lecture complète et détaillée. Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche... more...