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  • En attendant les barbares de John Maxwell Coetzeeby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis L?expérience de la violence hante la fiction du romancier sud-africain J. M. Coetzee (né en 1940). Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur En attendant les barbares de John Maxwell Coetzee Chaque fiche de lecture présente une ?uvre clé... more...

  • The Epic Trickster in American Literatureby Gregory E. Rutledge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Just as Africa and the West have traditionally fit into binaries of Darkness/Enlightenment, Savage/Modern, Ugly/Beautiful, and Ritual/Art, among others, much of Western cultural production rests upon the archetypal binary of Trickster/Epic, with trickster aesthetics and commensurate cultural forms characterizing Africa. Challenging this binary and... more...

  • Esiaba Irobi's Drama and the Postcolonyby Isidore Diala

    Kraft Books 2014; US$ 31.00

    Esiaba Irobi (1960-2010) was one of Africa?s most innovative and productive younger playwrights. Deeply rooted in the indigenous performance traditions of his Igbo ethnic group, Irobi?s drama, in the tradition of Wole Soyinka, is a hybrid production involving an iconoclastic reconceptualisation of the heritage he appropriates, its fascinating conflation... more...

  • The Ethics of Exileby Timothy Strode

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Gender Issues in African Literatureby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 24.70

    Gender Issues in African Literature examines the ways in which some protagonists of African fictions are made to counter and challenge intertwined Western discourses on gender, employment, sexuality, and health. Here the conflict between Tradition and Modernity is argues from the favourite premise of male supremacist ideology showing how women have... more...

  • Gender and Identity in North Africaby Abdelkader Cheref

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Literary fiction has always provided an outlet for social and political critique. In the writing of key North African women authors, the dissection of Maghrebi society is at the very heart of the narratives. Here, Abdelkader Cheref charts the rise of postcolonial literature written by women from the Maghreb, and provides the first comparative analysis... more...

  • Genius in Bondageby Vincent Carretta; Phillip Gould

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Until fairly recently, critical studies and anthologies of African American literature generally began with the 1830s and 1840s. Yet there was an active and lively transatlantic black literary tradition as early as the 1760s. Genius in Bondage situates this literature in its own historical terms, rather than treating it as a sort of prologue to... more...

  • Global Anglophone Poetryby Omaar Hena

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Poetry's relevancy as a tool for social and political change continues to be overlooked in a global context. Looking to writers as diverse as Derek Walcott, Paul Muldoon, and Daljit Nagra, Hena shows that poets throughout the world have reinvigorated older poetic traditions to address political realities and the sweeping pressures of modernity. more...

  • Hemingway and Africaby Miriam B. Mandel

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 29.95

    New scholarly essays providing a multifaceted approach to the role of Africa in Hemingway's life and work. more...

  • Home and Exileby Chinua Achebe

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 21.99

    Chinua Achebe is Africa's most prominent writer, the author of Things Fall Apart, the best known--and best selling--novel ever to come out of Africa. His fiction and poetry burn with a passionate commitment to political justice, bringing to life not only Africa's troubled encounters with Europe but also the dark side of contemporary African... more...