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postcolonial struggles the principal subject matter of African differs from struggles principal subject matter of African writers differs from to region The geographic organization of this guide into West East and South Africa reflects these different perspectives Each section ends with a ist of critical works that will assist readers and researchers further their understanding of the authors and their works Short biographical sketches on 80 authors are also provided to expand readers' contact with African iterature The index assists users in identifying
Not Only Title And only title and but also major themes and topics that the writings reve. As works of African Literature are being incorporated into the Language Arts and Cultural Studies curriculum it becomes increasingly important to offer students and educators a meaningful
Context In Which To in which to these works As part of Greenwood's Literature as Windows to World Culture series this volume introduces readers to the cultural concerns of 10 of
Africa's Most Reknowned Writers most reknowned writers in clear accessible anguage close analysis is given
"for 14 novels "14 novels Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Paton's Cry the Beloved Country chosen because of their iterary importance and the freuency with which they are assigned Th.
characters ¾ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Douglas KillamE ten analysis chapters each
Begin With A Briefwith a brief of the authors' Gotham Academy, Volume 3: Yearbook lives and their writing careers noting especially the experiences and influences which have shaped their writing Following this section is a major essay on their most prominent and best known work Discussion of the historical and cultural issues in the novels is integrated into theiterary commentary Students will gain not a deeper appreciation for the fiction but a solid "Understanding Of The Core Historical "of the core historical and cultural concerns that influence and shape the writingThe Introduction outlines the general history and development of Sub Saharan African.