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  • Feminist Traditions in Andalusi-Moroccan Oral Narrativesby H. Lebbady

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2009; US$ 95.67

    In this volume, Lebbady has compiled and translated seven Andalusi women's tales from the north of Morocco, and analyzes them from a postcolonial theoretical perspective, finding in the women far more wit and agency than western stereotypes would suggest. more...

  • The Postcolonial Historical Novelby H. Dalley

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 76.97

    The Postcolonial Historical Novel is the first systematic work to examine how the historical novel has been transformed by its appropriation in postcolonial writing. It proposes new ways to understand literary realism, and explores how the relationship between history and fiction plays out in contemporary African and Australasian writing. more...

  • Magnet Theatre: Three Decades of Making Spaceby Mark Lewis

    Intellect Books Ltd 2016; US$ 44.10

    Cape Town’s Magnet Theatre has been a positive force in South African theatre for three decades, a crucial space for theatre, education, performance, and community throughout a turbulent period in South African history. Offering a dialogue between internal and external perspectives, as well as perspectives from performers, artists, and scholars, this... more...

  • Ninette of Sin Streetby Vitalis Danon; Lia Brozgal; Sarah Abrevaya Stein; Jane Kuntz

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    Published in Tunis in 1938, Ninette of Sin Street is one of the first works of Tunisian fiction in French. Ninette 's author, Vitalis Danon, arrived in Tunisia under the aegis of the Franco-Jewish organization the Alliance Israélite Universelle and quickly adopted—and was adopted by—the local community. Ninette is an unlikely protagonist: Compelled... more...

  • Anima and Africaby Matthew A. Fike

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    C. G. Jung understood the anima in a wide variety of ways but especially as a multifaceted archetype and as a field of energy. In Anima and Africa: Jungian Essays on Psyche, Land, and Literature , Matthew A. Fike uses these principles to analyze male characters in well-known British, American, and African fiction. Jung wrote frequently about... more...

  • Africa's Narrative Geographiesby D. Crowley

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 75.02

    Building on the emerging field of geocriticism, this book explores Africa's complex, dynamic literary landscapes, proffering new methods for understanding the geographies of African literature. Using both cultural geography and political ecology, Crowley offers fresh insights into key authors' imagined geographies of resistance and alterity. more...

  • Corruption In Africaby Iyorwuese Hagher

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 46.50

    This book is a collection of fifteen plays that capture the very essence of politics in Africa: the corruption, the schemes, intrigue and injustices. Hagher is a trenchant warrior against injustice and toxic leadership who coats the bitter pills of his satiric barbs in irresistible humor. more...

  • J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Narrative Transgressionby Alexandra Effe

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.84

    This book is about the metanarrative and metafictional elements of J. M. Coetzee’s novels. It draws together authorship, readership, ethics, and formal analysis into one overarching argument about how narratives work the boundary between art and life. On the basis of Coetzee’s writing, it reconsiders the concept of metalepsis, challenges common understandings... more...

  • The Intellectual Landscape in the Works of J. M. Coetzeeby Tim Mehigan; Christian Moser

    Boydell & Brewer 2018; US$ 26.00

    New essays examining the intellectual allegiances of Coetzee, arguably the most decorated and critically acclaimed writer of fiction in English today and a deeply intellectual and philosophical writer. more...

  • ALT 35: African Literature Todayby Ernest N. Emenyonu

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 80.00

    As well as a rare examination of Egyptian literature, this volume includes a non-themed section of Featured Articles and a Literary Supplement. more...