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Author Killam, G. D.

Title Literature of Africa / Douglas Killam
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 204 pages)
Series Literature as windows to world cultures, 1543-9968
Literature as windows to world cultures. 1543-9968
Contents Selected history of West African literature -- Things Fall Apart (1958), No Longer at Ease (1960), Arrow of God (1963), Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1987) / Chinua Achebe -- Bride Tree (1976) and Joys of Motherhood (1979) / Buchi Emecheta -- Beautiful Ones are not yet Born (1968) / Ayi Kwei Armah -- So Long a Letter (1981) / Miriama Ba -- God's Bits of Wood (1962) / Sembene Ousmane -- Selected history of East African literature -- Grain of Wheat (1967), Petals of Blood (1977), and Matagari (1989) / Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- Selected history of South-Central African literature -- Selected history of South African literature and politics -- Burger's Daughter (1979) and House Gun (1988) / Nadine Gordimer -- In the Fog of the Season's End (1972), and Time of the Butcherbird (1979) / Alex La Guma -- Cry, the Beloved Country (1948) / Alan Paton -- When Rain Clouds Gather (1968) / Bessie Head
Summary Looks at the work of ten African authors, including Chinua Achebe, Miriama Ba, Nadine Gordimer, and Alan Paton
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 193) and index
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Subject African literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004013212
ISBN 0313058210 (electronic bk.)
9780313058219 (electronic bk.)
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