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Title Critical perspectives on postcolonial African children's and young adult literature / edited by Meena Khorana
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998


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Description xii, 175 pages ; 25 cm
Series Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, 0069-9624 ; no. 187
Contributions in Afro-American and African studies ; no. 187
Contents 1. Children's Publishing in Africa: Can the Colonial Past Be Forgotten? / Meena Khorana -- 2. The Excitement and Challenges of Publishing for Kenyan Children: A Writer's Perspective / Asenath Bole Odaga -- 3. Award-Winning Children's Books: The Noma Selections 1980-1994 / Nancy J. Schmidt -- 4. "To Build a Nation Where Peace and Justice Reign": Postcolonial Nigerian Young Adult Literature / Osayimwense Osa -- 5. Postcolonial Hispanic African Children's Literature / Mbare Ngom -- 6. Babar and the French Connection: Teaching the Politics of Superiority and Exclusion / Claire-Lise Malarte-Feldman and Jack Yeager -- 7. The French Avant-Garde Revisited: Or, Why We Shouldn't Burn Mickey Mouse / Jean Perrot -- 8. Vicarious Culture Shock: Children's Books about North Africa / Greta D. Little -- 9. Beyond Illusion: Lessons of Morality in the Children's Narratives of Chinua Achebe / Karen Patricia Smith
10. Myth of the Golden Age: Journey Tales in African Children's Literature / Michael Scott Joseph -- 11. Quest for Selfhood: The Female Hero in Amos Tutuola's The Brave African Huntress / Judy Anne White -- 12. Stories of Passage, Stories of Crossings: Trends in South African Youth Literature from 1990 to 1995 / Miki Flockemann
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [159]-161) and index
Subject Children -- Books and reading -- Africa.
Children's literature, African -- History and criticism.
Young adult literature, African -- History and criticism.
Youth -- Books and reading -- Africa.
Author Khorana, Meena.
LC no. 97048574
ISBN 0313298645 (alk. paper)