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African Literature


Almeida, Irène Assiba d'. Francophone African Women Writers: Destroying the Emptiness of Silence. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1994.

Beier, Ulli, ed. Introduction to African Literature: An Anthology of Critical Writing from Black Orpheus. London: Longmans, 1967.

Cazenave, Odile. Femmes rebelles: naissance d'un nouveau roman africain au féminin. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1996.

Chevrier, Jacques. Littérature nègre. Paris: Armand Colin, 1974.

Dathorne, O. R. African Literature in the Twentieth Century. London: Heinemann, 1975.

Gikandi, Simon, ed. Encyclopedia of African Literature. London: Routledge, 2003.

Irele, Abiola. The African Experience in Literature and Ideology. London: Heinemann, 1981.

——. The African Imagination: Literature in Africa and the Black Diaspora. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Jahn, Jaheinz. A History of Neo-African Literature: Writing in Two Continents. Translated by Oliver Coburn and Ursula Lehrburger. New York: Grove, 1969.

Kesteloot, Lilyan. Les écrivains noirs de langue francaise: naissance d'une littérature. Brussels, Belgium: Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1965.

Larson, Charles R. The Ordeal of the African Writer. London: Zed, 2001.

Mazrui, Ali. Africans: A Triple Heritage. Boston: Little, Brown, 1986.

Miller, Christopher. Nationalists and Nomads: Essays on Francophone African Literature and Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Moore, Gerald. Seven African Writers. London: Oxford University Press, 1962.

Mphahlele, Ezekiel. The African Image. London: Faber, 1962.

Oyewùmí, Oyèrónké, ed. African Women and Feminism: Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2003.

Pieterse, Cosmo, and Donald Munro, eds. Protest and Conflict in African Literature. London: Heinemann, 1969.

Wauthier, Claude. The Literature and Thought of Modern Africa. Translated by Shirley Kay. London: Pall Mall, 1966.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Adrenoceptor (adrenoreceptor; adrenergic receptor) to AmbientAfrican Literature - Oral Tradition, Written Literature, Women's Writing, Children Of The Postcolony, Debates And Critical Engagements