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The companion to African literatures

Author: G D Killam
Publisher: Oxford : J. Currey ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Companion to African Literatures is a comprehensive guide to work written in English or widely available in translation from other languages." "Alphabetical format includes authors' biographical details and major publications; selected individual books; selected African languages with published literatures; wider themes: the links with literature in major African languages, Afro-American, Afro-British and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G D Killam
ISBN: 0253336333 9780253336330 0852555490 9780852555491
OCLC Number: 41355712
Description: xiii, 322 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Abrahams, Lionel --
Abrahams, Peter --
Abruquah, Joseph Wilfred --
Achebe, Chinua Acholonu, Catherine Obianuju --
Acquah, Kobena Eyi --
Adedeji, Remi Aduke --
Afrika, Tatamkhulu Ismail --
Aidoo, Ama Ata --
Aig-Imoukhuede, Frank --
Aiyejina, Funso --
Ajayi, Christie Ade --
Ajayi, Tulu --
Alkali, Zaynab --
Aluko, T.M. --
Amadi, Elechi --
Anduru, Agoro --
Aneke, Ogbuefi Nwagu --
Angira, Jared --
Aniebo, INC. --
Anyidoho, Kofi --
Armah, Ayi Kwei --
Armattoe, R.E.G. --
Arogbofa, Seincle --
Asalache, Khadambi --
Awoonor, Kofi --
Bâ, Amadou Hampâté --
Bâ, Mariama --
Bandele-Thomas, Biyi --
Bediako, Kwabena Asare --
Bekederemo, J.P. Clark Ben Jelloun, Tahar --
Ben-Abdallah, Mohammed --
Beti, Mongo --
Beyala, Calixthe --
Biyidi, Alexandre Black, Stephen --
Blackburn, Douglas --
Blay, J. Benibengor --
Bloom, Harry --
Boateng, Yaw M. --
Boehmer, Elleke --
Boetie, Dugmore --
Bosman, H.C. --
Brettell, N.H. --
Brew, Kwesi --
Breytenbach, Breyten --
Brink, André --
Brutus, Dennis --
Bukenya, Austin --
Butler, Frederick Guy --
Camara, Laye --
Campbell, Roy --
Casely-Hayford, Adelaide --
Casely-Hayford, J.E. --
Casely-Hayford, Gladys --
Chedid, Andrée --
Cheney-Coker, Syl --
Chimombo, Steve --
Chimsoro, Samuel --
Chinodya, Shimmer --
Chinweizu --
Chipamaunga, Edmund --
Chipasula, Frank --
Chraïbi, Driss --
Clark, J.P. --
Cloete, Stuart --
Clouts, Sydney --
Coetzee, J.M. --
Conton, William --
Cope, Jack --
Couchoro, Félix --
Couto, Mia --
Cripps, A.S. --
Cugoano, Ottobah --
Cullinan, Patrick --
Currey, R.N. --
Dadié, Bernard --
Dangarembga, Tsitsi --
Dangor, Achmat --
De Graft, Joe --
Dei-Anang, Michael Francis --
Dhlomo, H.I.E. --
Dhlomo, R.R.R. --
Dib, Mohammed. Diescho, Joseph --
Dikobe, Modikwe --
Diop, Alioune --
Diop, Birago --
Diop, Cheikh Anta --
Diop, David --
Djebar, Assia --
Djoleto, Amu --
Du Plessis, Menán --
Duodu, Cameron --
Easmon, R. Sarif --
Echeruo, Michael J.C. --
Echewa, T. Obinkaram --
Egbuna, Obi B. --
Ekwensi, Cyprian --
Emecheta, Buchi --
Enekwe, Ossie --
Eppel, John --
Equiano, Olaudah --
Essop, Ahmed --
Fagunwa, D.O. --
Fall, Malick --
Farah, Nuruddin --
Fatunde, Tunde --
Fettouma, Touati --
Fiawoo, Ferdinand Kwasi --
Fitzpatrick, J. Percy --
Fugard, Athol --
Fugard, Sheila Meiring --
Garuba, Harry --
Gashe, Marina --
Gbadamosi, Gabriel --
Ghanem, Fathy --
Gibbon, Perceval --
Gordimer, Nadine --
Gray, Stephen --
Gurnah, Abdulrazak --
Gwala, Mafika Pascal --
Haarhoff, Dorian --
Hakim, Tewfig al- --
Head, Bessie --
Henshaw, James Ene --
Honwana, Luís Bernardo --
Hope, Christopher --
Hove, Chenjerai --
Hussein, Ebrahim N. --
Ike, Chukwuemeka --
Imbuga, Francis --
Iroh, Eddie --
Iyayi, Festus --
Jabavu, Noni --
Jacobson, Dan --
Johnson, Lemuel A. --
Jonker, Ingrid --
Jordan, A.C. --
Ka, Aminata Maiga --
Kachingwe, Aubrey --
Kagame, Alexis --
Kahiga, Samuel --
Kamanda, Kama --
Kane, Cheikh Hamidou. Karodia, Farida --
Karone, Yodi --
Katiyo, Wilson --
Kayira, Legson --
Kente, Gibson --
Kgositsile, Keorapetse --
Kibera, Leonard --
Kimbugwe, Henry S. --
Kimenye, Barbara --
Konadu, Asare --
Kourouma, Ahmadou --
Kunene, Daniel P. --
Kunene, Mazisi --
Kuzwayo, Ellen --
La Guma, Alex --
Lapido, Duro --
Laing, B. Kojo --
Launko, Okinba --
Laye, Catnara --
Lessing, Doris --
Likimani, Muthoni --
Lipenga, Ken --
Livingstone, Douglas --
Liyong, Taban lo --
Lubega, Bonnie --
Lubwa, P'chong --
Maclennan, Donald --
Madanhire, Nevanji --
Maddy, Yulisa Amadu --
Magaia, Lina --
Magona, Sindiwe --
Mahfouz, Naguib --
Maina, wa Kinyatti --
Manaka, Matsemela --
Mangua, Charles --
Mapanje, Jack --
Marechera, Dambudzo --
Marshall, Bill Okyere --
Mattera, Umaruiddin Don --
Matthews, James --
Maunick, Edouard --
Mazrui, Ali A. --
Mbuli, Mzwakhe --
McLoughlin, Timothy O. --
Mda, Zakes --
Memmi, Albert --
Meniru, Theresa Ekwutosi --
Mezu, S. Okechukwu --
Mhlophe, Gcina --
Miller, Ruth --
Millin, Sarah Gertrude --
Mnthali, Felix --
Modisane, William Bloke --
Mofolo, Thomas --
Moore, Bai T.J. --
Mopeli-Paulus, A.S. --
Motsisi, Casey Kid --
Mphahlele, Es'kia --
Mpina, Edison --
Mtshali, Mbuyiseni --
Mugo, Micere Githae --
Mulaisho, Dominic --
Mungoshi, Charles --
Munonye, John --
Muraguri, Nicholas --
Mutloatse, Mothobi --
Mutswairo, Solomon --
Mwambungu, Osija --
Mwangi, Meja --
Mzamane, Mbulelo --
Nagenda, John --
Nakasa, Nat --
Nazareth, Peter --
Nazombe, Anthony. Ndebele, Njabulo --
Ndhlala, Geoffrey --
N'Djehoya, Blaise --
Ndu, Pol Nnamuzikam --
Neto, Agostinho --
Ngara, Emmanuel --
Ngcobo, Lauretta --
Ngema, Mbongeni --
Ngubiah, Stephen N. --
Ngugi, wa Mirii --
Nicol, Abioseh --
Nicol, Mike --
Njami, Simon --
Njau, Rebeka --
Nkosi, Lewis --
Nortje, Arthur --
Ntiru, Richard Carl --
Nwabueze, Emeka --
Nwakoby, Martina Awele --
Nwankwo, Nkem --
Nwapa, Flora --
Nyamfukudza, Stanley --
Nyamubaya, Freedom --
Nzekwu, Onuora --
Obafemi, Olu --
Oculi, Okello --
Ofeimun, Odia --
Ogot, Grace --
Oguibe, Olu --
Ogunde, Hubert --
Ogundipe-Leslie, Molara --
Ogunyemi, Wale --
Ojaide, Tanure --
Okai, Atukwei --
Okara, Gabriel --
Okigbo, Christopher --
Oko, Akomaye --
Okome, Onookome --
Okot, P'Bitek --
Okoye, Ifeoma --
Okpewho, Isidore --
Okri, Ben --
Olafioye, Tayo Peter --
Oludhe MacGoye, Marjorie --
Omotoso, Kole --
Onwueme, Tess Akaeke --
Onyeama, Dillibe --
Osadebay, Dennis --
Osahon, Naiwu --
Osofisan, Femi --
Osundare, Niyi --
Oti, Sonny --
Ovbiagele, Helen --
Owusu, Martin --
Oyebode, Femi --
Oyekunle, Segun --
Oyono, Ferdinand --
Oyono-Mbia, Guillaume --
Palangyo, Peter --
Paton, Alan --
Peters, Lenrie --
Plaatje, Solomon T. --
Plomer, William. Prince Kagwema --
Pringle, Thomas --
Qabula, Alfred Temba --
Rabéarivelo, Jean-Joseph --
Rabérnanajara, Jacques --
Rammitloa, Marks --
Rampolokeng, Lesego --
Rive, Richard --
Robert, Shaaban --
Roberts, Sheila --
Rotimi, Ola --
Rubadiri, David --
Ruganda, John --
Ruheni, Mwangi --
Ruhumbika, Gabriel --
Rui, Manuel --
Rungano, Kristina --
Saadawi, Nawal el --
Salih, Tayeb --
Sallah, Tijan M. --
Samkange, Stanlake --
Sancho, Ignatius --
Saro-Wiwa, Ken --
Sassine, Williams --
Schreiner, Olive --
Scully, William Charles --
Segun, Mabel --
Sekyi, Kobina --
Sellassie, Sahle --
Selormey, Francis --
Sembene, Ousemane --
Senghor, L.S. --
Sepamla, Sipho --
Seremba, George --
Serote, Mongane Wally --
Seruma, Eneriko --
Serumaga, Robert --
Sibenke, Ben --
Sithole, Ndabaningi --
Slater, Francis Carey --
Smith, Pauline --
Sofola, Zulu --
Sony, Labou Tansi --
Sowande, Bode --
Soyinka, Wole --
Sutherland, Efua T. --
Taban, Lo Liyong --
Tahir, Ibrahim --
Tejani, Bahadur --
Themba, Can --
Thiong'o, Ngugi wa --
Thomas, Gladys --
Tlali, Miriam --
Tsodzo, T.K. --
Tutuola, Amos --
Udechukwu, Obiora --
Ugah, Ada --
Uka, Kalu --
Ulasi, Adaora Lily --
Umelo, Rosina --
Vambe, Lawrence --
Van der Post, Laurens --
Van Wyk, Christopher. Vassanji, M.G. --
Vatsa, Mamman Jiya --
Vera, Yvonne --
Vieira, Arménio --
Vladislavić, Ivan --
Wachira, Godwin --
Waciuma, Charity --
Wangusa, Timothy --
Watene, Kenneth --
Watson, Stephen --
Were, Miriam --
Whaley, Andrew --
Wheatley, Phillis --
Wicomb, Zoë --
Wilhelm, Peter --
Williams, Adebayo --
Yirenkyi, Asiedu --
Yulisa, Pat --
Zeleza, Paul Tiyambe --
Zimunya, Musaemura --
Zungur, Sa'ad.
Other Titles: African literatures
Responsibility: editors, Douglas Killam & Ruth Rowe ; consultant editor, Bernth Lindfors ; associate editors, Gerald M. Moser and Alain Ricard.
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A comprehensive guide to works by African authors that were written in English, this volume features entries in an alphabetical format on: authors; titles; literary genres, movements, influences and  Read more...

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