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Title Writing and Africa / edited by Mpalive-Hangson Msiska and Paul Hyland
Published London ; New York : Longman, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 308 pages)
Series Crosscurrents
Crosscurrents (London, England)
Contents Introduction / Mpalive-Hangson Msiska -- pt. I. Writing and History: A Survey. 1. North African writing / Anissa Talahite. 2. West African writing / Patrick Williams. 3. East and Central African writing / Mpalive-Hangson Msiska -- pt. II. Issues and Problems. 4. What is African literature?: ethnography and criticism / Kadiatu Kanneh. 5. Fiction as an historicising form in modern South Africa / Michael Green. 6. Empires of the imagination: Rider Haggard, popular fiction and Africa / Terence Rodgers. 7. Stars in the moral universe: writing and resistance to colonialism / Ed Marum. 8. Writing, literacy and history of Africa / Gareth Griffiths. 9. Oral tradition as history / Robin Law. 10. Popular writing in Africa / Jane Bryce-Okunlola. 11. African writing and gender / Lyn Innes and Caroline Rooney. 12. The changing fortunes of the writer in Africa? / Jack Mapanje. 13. The press in Africa: expression and repression / Adewale Maja-Pearce
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-297) and index
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Subject African literature (English) -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
African literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Africa -- In literature.
Africa -- Intellectual life
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Hyland, Paul, 1953-
Msiska, Mpalive-Hangson.
ISBN 1315505169