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- University of Minnesota Press 1975; US$ 75.00
The literature of the various regions of Lusophone Africa has received relatively little critical attention compared with that which has been focused on the work of writers in the English- and French- speaking countries of Africa. With the profound change more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of the Cairo Trilogy, comes Akhenaten , a fascinating work of fiction about the most infamous pharaoh of ancient Egypt. In this beguiling novel, originally published in Arabic in 1985, Mahfouz tells with extraordinary insight the story of the "heretic pharaoh," or "sun king,"--the first... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99
This collection of essays from eminent scholar F. Abiola Irele provides a comprehensive formulation of what he calls an "African imagination" manifested in the oral traditions and modern literature of Africa and the Black Diaspora. The African Imagination includes Irele's probing critical readings of the works of Chinua Achebe, Edward Kamau Brathwaite,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 75.60
The Infinite Longing for Home is a groundbreaking study of Ben Okris and K.S. Maniams literary problematization of home in relation to subjectivity and the nation within and beyond the context of Nigeria and Malaysia. Drawing on Lacan, iek, Laclau and Mouffe, and weaving through history, politics, philosophy and... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 114.80
Lewis Nkosi is one of South Africas 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 82.99
Gender, Migration, and the Claims of Postcolonial Nationhood in Francophone Africa examines three major migrant women writers from Francophone Africa: Ken Bugul, Calixthe Beyala, and Fatou Diome. Coly studies what home means in the context of migration and how gender shapes the meaning of home. This is the first study to bring together migrant women... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 29.95
This volume in the African Theatre series celebrates the African theatrical diaspora from Brazil to Tasmania, and Canada to Cuba, and also includes the playscript Messing with the Mind by Egyptian writer and director Khaled El-Sawy. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 80.00
One consequence of development has been that large numbers of people have been displaced from their land - the editors provide an analysis of such population displacements in Ethiopia in the context of other causes of movement, such as drought and conflict. more...