Books in category Literary Criticism – African

  • Parables and Fables

    Parables and Fables
    V. Y. Mudimbe

    This book confronts the philosophical problems of otherness and identity through readings of the parables and fables of a colonized people, the Luba of Zaire.

  • Postcolonial Imagination and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture

    Postcolonial Imagination and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture
    Chielozona Eze

    This book celebrates the emergence of new interpretive paradigms such as in African philosophy, gender studies and literature.

  • Introduction √ la litt√ rature berb√ re La po√ sie

    Introduction à la littérature berbère: La poésie
    Abdallah Bounfour

    Cet ouvrage est le premier d'un triptyque.

  • Mannerism in Arabic Poetry

    Mannerism in Arabic Poetry
    Stefan Sperl

    The texts selected range from the 9th to the 11th centuries AD and are drawn from the works of Abu l-Atahiya, Buhturi, Mihyar al-Daylami and Maarri.

  • The Mudimbe Reader

    The Mudimbe Reader
    V. Y. Mudimbe

    Finally, the book concludes by focusing on visual culture and Mudimbe’s recurring attempt to elucidate how African "primitiveness" has been constructed, challenged, dismissed, and reinvented from the Renaissance to the present day.

  • Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Women s Literature

    Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Women’s Literature
    Chantal Kalisa

    Chantal Kalisa examines the ways in which women writers lift taboos imposed on them by their society and culture and challenge readers with their unique perspectives on violence.

  • Mothers and Daughters in Arab Women s Literature

    Mothers and Daughters in Arab Women’s Literature
    Dalya Abudi

    This study explores the mother-daughter relationship as the most fundamental and most intimate female relationship.

  • Writing Out of All the Camps

    Writing Out of All the Camps
    Laura Wright

    Because of its broad and interdisciplinary range, this text bridges a conspicuous gap in studies on Coetzee.

  • Chinua Achebe

    Chinua Achebe
    Catherine Lynette Innes

    Dr Innes examines chronologically Chinua Achebe's novels (including the classics Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God), his short stories, essays, poetry, lectures and activities, in the context of Nigerian cultures and politics, and their …

  • The Literature of Al Andalus

    The Literature of Al-Andalus
    María Rosa Menocal, Raymond P. Scheindlin

    The Literature of Al-Andalus explores the culture of Iberia adopting an interdisciplinary and comparative approach.

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