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  • In Search of the Afropolitanby Eva Rask Knudsen; Ulla Rahbek

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    A dissemination of the figure of the ?Afropolitan? from a critical literary angle. It attempts to explore a field of study which lacks a comprehensive literary approach to ways of being Afropolitan in the 21st century. more...

  • Writing the Nigeria-Biafra Warby Toyin Falola; Ogechukwu Ezekwem

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 72.92

    Examines key contemporary accounts of the civil war and a range of subsequent texts to reveal the ideas behind the conflict and how these frame the understandings of what took place and what it means for contemporary Nigeria. more...

  • Ex-Centric Migrationsby Hakim Abderrezak

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Ex-Centric Migrations examines cinematic, literary, and musical representations of migrants and migratory trends in the western Mediterranean. Focusing primarily on clandestine sea-crossings, Hakim Abderrezak shows that despite labor and linguistic ties with the colonizer, migrants from the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia) no longer systematically... more...

  • Muslims beyond the Arab Worldby Fallou Ngom

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    Muslims beyond the Arab World explores the tradition of writing African languages using the Arabic script 'Ajami and the rise of the Muridiyya order of Islamic Sufi in Senegal. The book demonstrates how the development of 'Ajami and the flourishing of the Muridiyya are entwined. more...

  • 2084. La fin du monde de Boualem Sansal (Fiche de lecture)by Lucile Lhoste; lePetitLittéraire.fr

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    Décryptez 2084. La fin du monde de Boualem Sansal avec l?analyse du PetitLitteraire.fr ! Que faut-il retenir de 2084 , ce roman d?anticipation successeur de 1984 ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette ?uvre dans une fiche de lecture complète et détaillée. Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche : ? Un résumé complet ? Une présentation... more...

  • Allah n'est pas obligé d'Ahmadou Kourouma (Fiche de lecture)by Daphné Troniseck; lePetitLittéraire.fr

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    Décryptez Allah n 'est pas obligé d 'Ahmadou Kourouma avec l'analyse du PetitLittéraire.fr ! Que faut-il retenir d' Allah n'est pas obligé , ce monument de la littérature 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 : ?  Un résumé... more...

  • Learning Zuluby Mark Sanders

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    " Why are you learning Zulu? " When Mark Sanders began studying the language, he was often asked this question. In Learning Zulu , Sanders places his own endeavors within a wider context to uncover how, in the past 150 years of South African history, Zulu became a battleground for issues of property, possession, and deprivation. Sanders combines... more...

  • Reading Postcolonial Theoryby Bibhash Choudhury

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is an essential introduction to significant texts in postcolonial theory. It looks at seminal works in the ?moments of their making? and delineates the different threads that bind postcolonial studies. Each chapter presents a comprehensive discussion of a major text and contextualises it in the wake of contemporary themes and debates. The... more...

  • The Comic Imagination in Modern African Literature and Cinemaby Maik Nwosu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is a seminal study that significantly expands the interdisciplinary discourse on African literature and cinema by exploring Africa?s under-visited carnivalesque poetics of laughter. Focusing on modern African literature as well as contemporary African cinema, particularly the direct-to-video Nigerian film industry known as Nollywood, the... more...

  • Handbuch Literatur & Emotionenby Martin von Koppenfels; Cornelia Zumbusch

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 224.00

    There is no way to write or read literature without emotions. Unlike what is implied by today?s notion of a contemporary ?emotional turn,? reflections about poetry have been marked since antiquity by considerations about pathos, feeling, and emotion. This handbook offers a comprehensive presentation of this long reflective tradition and... more...