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Author Gikandi, Simon.

Title The Columbia guide to East African literature in English since 1945 / Simon Gikandi and Evan Mwangi
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 194 pages)
Series The Columbia guides to literature since 1945
Columbia guides to literature since 1945.
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
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 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-182) and index
Notes In English
Subject East African literature (English) -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
East African literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Mwangi, Evan.
ISBN 0231500645 (electronic bk.)
9780231500647 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)