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  • The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945

    The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945
    Gareth Cornwell, Dirk Klopper, Craig Mackenzie

    This book offers a narrative overview of South African literary production in English from 1945 to the postapartheid present. An introduction identifies the most interesting and noteworthy writing from the period.

  • African Urban Spaces in Historical Perspective

    African Urban Spaces in Historical Perspective
    Toyin Falola

    This book presents new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of African urban history and culture.

  • Writing Mystery and Mayhem

    Writing Mystery and Mayhem
    Staunton, Irene

    Reading this collection of stories, with subjects ranging from tokolosh to tsunami, and from ghosts to goldfish, reminds us that the world is crazier than we think

  • The Sacred Door and Other Stories

    The Sacred Door and Other Stories
    Makuchi

    This tale of temptation, similar to the story of Pandora’s box, concludes with the question, “What would you have done?” Makuchi relates the stories her mother told her so that readers can make connections between African and North …

  • Writings from the Sand Volume 1

    Writings from the Sand, Volume 1
    Isabelle Eberhardt

    Collects the author's works offering a view of the culture and people of French Algeria rarely seen by outsiders.

  • Nigerian Chiefs

    Nigerian Chiefs
    Olufemi Vaughan

    An analysis of how traditional power structures in Nigeria have survived the forces of colonialism and the modernization processes of postcolonial regimes.

  • Rising Anthills

    Rising Anthills
    Elisabeth Bekers

    Rising Anthills (the title refers to a Dogon myth) analyzes works in English, French, and Arabic by African and African American writers, both women and men, from different parts of the African continent and the diaspora.

  • Le Langage et le Style Kouroumien Barbarisme ou Apologie d  un Syncretisme Linguistique

    Le Langage et le Style Kouroumien: Barbarisme ou Apologie d ́un Syncretisme Linguistique?
    Mawuloe Koffi Kodah

    These language and style assume a dizzy prominence in his last but one novel, “Allah n’est pas obligé.” A reading of Kourouma’s novels : “Les Soleils des Indépendances”, “Monnè, Outrages et Défis”, “En Attendant le …

  • A Woman s Smile

    A Woman’s Smile
    Barbara Wanjala

    This creative nonfiction single from Safe House anthology is Barbara Wanjala's account of her journey from Kenya to Senegal to meet with LGBT activists in Dakar.

  • La literatura africana escrita por mujeres

    La literatura africana escrita por mujeres
    Patricia Alvarez Sánchez

    Trabajo Universitario del año 2010 en eltema Literatura – Àfrica , Nota: 1, Universidad de Cádiz (-), Materia: Máster en Género, Identidad y Ciudadanía – Frauenliteratur aus Afrika, Idioma: Español, Resumen: Este trabajo pretende ser …

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