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Title The Cambridge history of African and Caribbean literature. Volume 2 / edited by F. Abiola Irele and Simon Gikandi
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description Electronic book
1 online resource (pages 425-906)
Series Cambridge histories online
Cambridge histories online
Contents 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
Summary This magisterial history of African literature is an essential resource for specialists and students
Notes Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 18 Nov 2015)
Available through Cambridge histories online
Subject Literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Irele, Abiola, editor
Gikandi, Simon, editor
ISBN 9781139054645 (electronic book)
1139054643 (electronic book)
Other Titles Cambridge History of African & Caribbean Literature