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African Literature, 1988

New Masks (Annual Selected Papers of the ALA)

by Hal Wylie

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Published by Three Continents Press and African Literature .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages155
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Open LibraryOL8237207M
ISBN 100894106996
ISBN 109780894106996

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Nnolim, Charles. Charles Nnolim is Professor of English, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His specialty is African literature, especially the novel. He has published extensively on the criticism of African Literature in books, anthologies and leading journals throughout the world. English literature Prose. One of the first literary works of note is Olive Schreiner's The Story of an African Farm, which can be linked to Van den Heever's Laat Vrugte as a novel was a revelation in Victorian literature: it is heralded by many as introducing feminism into the novel form.

African literature, literary works of the African continent. African literature consists of a body of work in different languages and various genres, ranging from oral literature to literature written in colonial languages (French, Portuguese, and English). African literature - African literature - Literatures in European and European-derived languages: Afrikaans literature in South Africa can be viewed in the context of Dutch literary tradition or South African literary tradition. Within an African context, Afrikaans literature will be forever on the outside. As is the case with the language, it is caught in an identity crisis that was created.


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