skip to content
The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945

Author: Simon Gikandi; Evan Mwangi
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Series: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English Since 1945 challenges the conventional belief that the English-language literary traditions of East Africa are restricted to the former British colonies of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Instead, these traditions stretch far into such neighboring countries as Somalia and Ethiopia. Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi assemble a truly inclusive list of major writers and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gikandi, Simon.
Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006028889
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Gikandi; Evan Mwangi
ISBN: 9780231500647 0231500645
OCLC Number: 815478008
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 194 pages).
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Major Political Events; Introduction: East African Literature in English from 1945 to the Present; Authors and Topics A-Z; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
Responsibility: Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi.
More information:

Abstract:

The English-language literary traditions of East Africa transcend the various boundaries of the former British colonies. Starting with a chronology of key historical events and an overview of  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Should be included in the reference collection of all institutes of higher education... A must for serious researchers.--Valentine K. Muyumba"American Reference Books Annual" (01/01/0001)

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/815478008> # The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "815478008" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/east_african_literature_english_20th_century_history_and_criticism> ; # East African literature (English)--20th century--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/900984> ; # East African literature (English)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/literary_criticism_european_english_irish_scottish_welsh> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM--European--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900 - 1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/east_african_literature_english_history_and_criticism> ; # East African literature (English)--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/literary_criticism_african> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM--African
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/820.99676/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/66795579> ; # Evan Mwangi
    schema:copyrightYear "2007" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/59106836> ; # Simon Gikandi
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Major Political Events; Introduction: East African Literature in English from 1945 to the Present; Authors and Topics A-Z; Selected Bibliography; Index."@en ;
    schema:description "The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English Since 1945 challenges the conventional belief that the English-language literary traditions of East Africa are restricted to the former British colonies of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Instead, these traditions stretch far into such neighboring countries as Somalia and Ethiopia. Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi assemble a truly inclusive list of major writers and trends. They begin with a chronology of key historical events and an overview of the emergence and transformation of literary culture in the region. Then they."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/58235735> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Handbooks and manuals"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Series/columbia_guides_to_literature_since_1945> ; # Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Series/the_columbia_guides_to_literature_since_1945> ; # The Columbia guides to literature since 1945
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#CreativeWork/columbia_guide_to_east_african_literature_in_english_since_1945> ;
    schema:name "The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945"@en ;
    schema:productID "815478008" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/815478008#PublicationEvent/new_york_columbia_university_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Agent/columbia_university_press> ; # Columbia University Press
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/gika12520> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0620/2006028889.html> ;
    schema:url <http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=666579> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10602919> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=198787> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=909081> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780231500647> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/815478008> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Agent/columbia_university_press> # Columbia University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Columbia University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Series/columbia_guides_to_literature_since_1945> # Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/815478008> ; # The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945
    schema:name "Columbia guides to literature since 1945." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Series/the_columbia_guides_to_literature_since_1945> # The Columbia guides to literature since 1945
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/815478008> ; # The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945
    schema:name "The Columbia guides to literature since 1945" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/east_african_literature_english_20th_century_history_and_criticism> # East African literature (English)--20th century--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85040519> ;
    schema:name "East African literature (English)--20th century--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/east_african_literature_english_history_and_criticism> # East African literature (English)--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85040519> ;
    schema:name "East African literature (English)--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/literary_criticism_african> # LITERARY CRITICISM--African
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM--African"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#Topic/literary_criticism_european_english_irish_scottish_welsh> # LITERARY CRITICISM--European--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM--European--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/900984> # East African literature (English)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "East African literature (English)"@en ;
    .

<http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=666579>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to MyiLibrary resource." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59106836> # Simon Gikandi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gikandi" ;
    schema:givenName "Simon" ;
    schema:name "Simon Gikandi" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/66795579> # Evan Mwangi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Mwangi" ;
    schema:givenName "Evan" ;
    schema:name "Evan Mwangi" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58235735#CreativeWork/columbia_guide_to_east_african_literature_in_english_since_1945>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/815478008> ; # The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780231500647>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "electronic bk." ;
    schema:isbn "0231500645" ;
    schema:isbn "9780231500647" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.