Multiculturalism And Hybridity In African Literatures

by Bernth Lindfors, Hal Wylie

Multiculturalism And Hybridity In African Literatures

  • ISBN-13: 9780865438408
  • Author(s): Bernth Lindfors, Hal Wylie
  • Subject: African studies
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 12-06-2000
  • Format: p/b

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This volume of essays covers all phases and geographical areas of African literature, including lesser known areas such as oral literature, literature written in African languages and Lusophone literature. Also included are articles on Caribbean literature, developments in South African theatre, and two articles on African film. Several writers receive special attention: Chinua Achebe, Maryse Conde, Wole Soyinka, Niyi Osundare, Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Hampate Ba. Also included are the key-note addresses by Achebe, Conde and Osundare.
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This volume of essays covers all phases and geographical areas of African literature, including lesser known areas such as oral literature, literature written in African languages and Lusophone literature. Also included are articles on Caribbean literature, developments in South African theatre, and two articles on African film. Several writers receive special attention: Chinua Achebe, Maryse Conde, Wole Soyinka, Niyi Osundare, Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Hampate Ba. Also included are the key-note addresses by Achebe, Conde and Osundare.