Books in category Literary Collections – African | Page 30

  • African Diasporas

    African Diasporas
    Aija Poikāne-Daumke

    This book investigates the development of Afro-German literature in the context of the African American experience and shows the decisive role of literature for the emergence of the Afro-German Movement.

  • J M Coetzee and the Paradox of Postcolonial Authorship

    J.M. Coetzee and the Paradox of Postcolonial Authorship
    Jane Poyner

    Illuminating J.M. Coetzee's preoccupation, from Dusklands to Diary of a Bad Year, with the paradox of postcolonial authorship centering on the authority authorship engenders, Jane Poyner examines Coetzee's line of author-narrators to trace …

  • Tell Me Friends Contemporary Stories and Plays of Tanzania

    Tell Me Friends. Contemporary Stories and Plays of Tanzania
    Lilian Osaki, Lisa María B. Noudéhou

    This third volume of Tell Me, Friends collects stories and plays written by students and staff at the University of Dar es Salaam between 2006 and 2008.

  • The Story of an African Farm

    The Story of an African Farm
    Olive Schreiner

    The first great South African novel chronicles the adventures of three childhood friends who defy societal repression. A gripping indictment of the rigid Boer social conventions of the 19th-century.

  • Jungfrau

    New Internationalist Publications Ltd, Mary Watson

    This is a diverse and stimulating collection from some of Africa's best writers.

  • Kwani

    Binyavanga Wainaina

    And Kwani? 4 has delved deeper into the all those spaces where the Kenyan story lives: the street corners, the neighbourhood pubs, the in-between semi rural places where the clash of cultures- the traditional versus the modern- continues to …

  • The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance
    Cheryl A. Wall

    Cheryl A. Wall brings readers to the Harlem of 1920s to identify the cultural themes and issues that engaged writers, musicians, and visual artists alike

  • A Critical Review of Sotunsa s  Features of Talking Drum Poetry

    A Critical Review of Sotunsa’s “Features of Talking Drum Poetry”
    Luqman Kiaribee

    Literature Review from the year 2015 in the subject Literature – Africa, grade: 70%, University of Ibadan (UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, NIGERIA), course: YORÙBÁ LITERATURE, language: English, abstract: This paper critically reviews …

  • Modernism and Mourning

    Modernism and Mourning
    Patricia Rae

    The essays in Modernism and Mourning examine the work of mourning in modernist literature, or more precisely, its propensity for resisting this work.

  • Writing Now

    Writing Now
    Staunton, Irene

    Although the stories emerge from lives of economic hardship and privation, their tone is by no means uniformly. Zimbabwean writers continue to demonstrate that sharp humour and surreal fantasy can grow from the bleakest of roots.

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