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The Cambridge history of African and Caribbean literature

Author: Abiola Irele; Simon Gikandi
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abiola Irele; Simon Gikandi
ISBN: 0521594340 9780521594349 0521832756 9780521832755 0521832764 9780521832762
OCLC Number: 51900409
Description: 2 v. (xli, 906 p.) : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Africa and orality / Liz Gunner --
The folktale and its extensions / Kwesi Yankah --
Festivals, ritual, and drama in Africa / Tejumola Oaniyan --
Arab and Berber oral traditions in North Africa / Sabra Webber --
Heroic and praise poetry in South Africa / Lupenga Mphande --
African oral epics / Isidore Okpehwo --
The oral tradition in the African diaspora / Maureen Warner-Lewis --
Carnival and the folk origins of West Indian drama / Keith Q. Warner --
Africa and writing / Alain Ricard --
Ethiopian literature / Teodros Kiros --
African literature in Arabic / Farida Abu-Haidar --
The Swahili literary tradition : an intercultural heritage / Alamin M. Mazrui --
Africa and the European Renaissance / Silvie Kandé --
The literature of slavery and abolition / Moira Ferguson --
Discourses of empire / Robert Eric Livingston --
African-language literatures of southern Africa / Daniel P. Kuene --
Gikuyu literature : development from early Christian writings to Ngũgĩ's later novels / Ann Biersteker --
The emergence of written Hausa literature / Ousseina Alidou --
Literature in Yorùbá : poetry and prose; traveling theatre and modern drama / Karin Barber --
African literature and the colonial factor / Simon Gikandi --
The formative journals and institutions / Milton Krieger --
Literature in Afrikaans / Ampie Coetzee --
East African literature in English / Simon Gikandi --
Anglophone literature of Central Africa / Flora Veit-Wild and Anthony Chennells --
West African literature in English : beginnings to the mid-seventies / Dan Izevbaye --
South African literature in English / David Attwell --
African literature in French : Sub-Saharan Africa during the colonial period / Mildred Mortimer --
North African literature in French / Patricia Geesey --
Francophone literatures of the Indian Ocean / Bénédicte Maguière --
African literature in Spanish / M'bre N'gom --
African literature in Portuguese / Russell Hamilton --
Popular literature in Africa / Ode S. Ogede --
Caribbean literature in French : origins and development / Nick Nesbitt --
Caribbean literature in Spanish / Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert --
Anglophone Caribbean literature / Elaine Savory --
The Harlem Renaissance and the Negritude movement / F. Abiola Irele --
Postcolonial Caribbean identities / J. Michael Dash --
African literature and post-independence disillusionment / Derek Wright --
"Postcolonial" African and Caribbean literature / Adele King --
Modernism and postmodernism in African literature / Ato Quayson.
Responsibility: edited by F. Abiola Irele and Simon Gikandi.
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