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This book should be of interest to primarily students, and anyone inte rested in contemporary fiction.
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9781138799363 | Routledge, May 7, 2014, cover price $100.00

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9781138799370 | Routledge, January 7, 2015, cover price $48.95
9780415006606 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, January 1, 1990, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: This book should be of interest to primarily students, and anyone inte rested in contemporary fiction.

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Product Description: This second volume of Imagine Africa and its theme of "Revolution" is introduced by Georges Lory who opens the collection with his essay, "Poets to your quills, Africa is taking off". Through a collage of poems, essays, fiction, and visual art, Imagine Africa gives us a glimpse of a kaleidoscopic contemporary Africa...read more
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9780914671183 | Archipelago Books, January 6, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This second volume of Imagine Africa and its theme of "Revolution" is introduced by Georges Lory who opens the collection with his essay, "Poets to your quills, Africa is taking off".

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9780739192726 | Lexington Books, November 24, 2014, cover price $85.00

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By Lyell Davis (contributor)
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9780739192542 | Lexington Books, November 1, 2014, cover price $80.00

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9780739185926 | Lexington Books, November 1, 2014, cover price $85.00

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9780739171646 | Lexington Books, October 31, 2014, cover price $75.00

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Product Description: This interdisciplinary collection of essays unites researchers from many divergent fields in a common effort to explore the complexity, diversity, and paradoxes of French Harki literature. Given the growing body of literature written by, for, and about the Harkis, this project begins to fill a significant research gap...read more
By Keith Moser (editor)
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9780739190098 | Lexington Books, September 24, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This interdisciplinary collection of essays unites researchers from many divergent fields in a common effort to explore the complexity, diversity, and paradoxes of French Harki literature.

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Product Description: This collection of essays analyzes the work of 29 authors and illustrators. South African children's and youth literature has a long history. The country is the most prolific publisher of children's books on the continent, producing perhaps the highest quality literature in Africa...read more
By Jay Heale (editor), Anne Hill (editor), Barbara A. Lehman (editor), Thomas Van Der Walt (editor) and Magdel Vorster (editor)
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9780786475513 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 24, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays analyzes the work of 29 authors and illustrators.

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Product Description: This reference book surveys the richness of postcolonial African literature. The volume begins with an introductory essay on postcolonial criticism and African writing, then presents alphabetically arranged profiles of some 60 writers, including Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Tahbar Ben Jelloun, among others...read more
By Siga Fatima Jagne (editor) and Pushpa Naidu Parekh (editor)
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9780313290565 | Greenwood Pub Group, July 30, 1998, cover price $138.95 | About this edition: Postcolonial African writers have made an enormous contribution to world literature.

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9781138012134 | Routledge, March 19, 2014, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This reference book surveys the richness of postcolonial African literature.

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Product Description: African writers have, much more than the critics, recognized the beauty and potency of the short story. Always the least studied in African literature classrooms and the most critically overlooked genre in African literature today, the African short story is now given the attention it deserves...read more
By Ernest N. Emenyonu (editor)
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9781847010810 | James Currey Ltd, November 21, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: African writers have, much more than the critics, recognized the beauty and potency of the short story.

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Product Description: African Pasts, Presents, and Futures: Generational Shifts in African Women's Literature, Film, and Internet Discourse, by Touria Khannous, provides a history of African women’s cultural production, as well as an alternative approach to the arguments that have traditionally dominated post-colonial studies in general, and African and gender studies in particular...read more
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9780739170410 | Lexington Books, October 17, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: African Pasts, Presents, and Futures: Generational Shifts in African Women's Literature, Film, and Internet Discourse, by Touria Khannous, provides a history of African women’s cultural production, as well as an alternative approach to the arguments that have traditionally dominated post-colonial studies in general, and African and gender studies in particular.

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9781847010841, titled "In the Name of the Mother: Reflections on Writers & Empire" | James Currey Ltd, September 19, 2013, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Global historical events are too often recounted exclusively through European and American voices. African Voices of the Global Past explores six major historical developments of global significance—the Atlantic slave trade, industrialization, colonialism, the World Wars, decolonization, and the development of modern feminism—from an African perspective...read more
By Trevor R. Getz (editor)
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9780813347875 | Westview Pr, August 27, 2013, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Global historical events are too often recounted exclusively through European and American voices.

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Product Description: Reading Migration and Culture locates itself within the recent preoccupation in literary studies with modernity, migration and diaspora, and the theories that are deployed in trying to account for them. Its central argument is that 'global' readings of migration in relation to a general 'postcolonial condition' elides local referents of history, social life and geography...read more
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9781137262950 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Reading Migration and Culture locates itself within the recent preoccupation in literary studies with modernity, migration and diaspora, and the theories that are deployed in trying to account for them.

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Product Description: Why do African writers choose to describe pain in their novels, memoirs and travelogues? What purpose could such descriptions serve? And do they fall into the danger of simply re-confirming negative stereotypes about Africa as an inevitably pained continent? Perceiving Pain in African Literature argues that the literary text has a particular role to play in contesting and re-working the personal, social and political meanings of pain...read more
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9780230367425 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 7, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Why do African writers choose to describe pain in their novels, memoirs and travelogues?

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Product Description: This special issue of African Literature Today is devoted to some of the pioneer voices of African fiction in the twentieth century: Bessie Head, Cyprian Ekwensi, Dennis Brutus, Ezekiel Mphahlele, Flora Nwapa, Ousmane Sembène and Zulu Sofola...read more
By Ernest N. Emenyonu (editor) and Chimalum Nwankwo (editor)
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9781847010568 | 1 edition (James Currey Ltd, November 15, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This special issue of African Literature Today is devoted to some of the pioneer voices of African fiction in the twentieth century: Bessie Head, Cyprian Ekwensi, Dennis Brutus, Ezekiel Mphahlele, Flora Nwapa, Ousmane Sembène and Zulu Sofola.

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Product Description: Cave Culture in Maghrebi Literature: Imagining Self and Nation discusses key postcolonial Francophone North African texts, centering on folktales, war, Berber traditions, femininity, sexuality, the Algerian War of Independence (1954–1962), and the Algerian Civil War (1992–1999)...read more
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9780739168752 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, September 27, 2012), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Cave Culture in Maghrebi Literature: Imagining Self and Nation discusses key postcolonial Francophone North African texts, centering on folktales, war, Berber traditions, femininity, sexuality, the Algerian War of Independence (1954–1962), and the Algerian Civil War (1992–1999).

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Product Description: “A Kenyan Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . . . suffused by a love affair with language.”—Publishers Weekly, Top Ten Books of 2011In this vivid and compelling memoir, Binyavanga Wainaina tumbles through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him...read more
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9781555976248 | Graywolf Pr, September 4, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: “A Kenyan Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man .

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Product Description: "A people who do not preserve their memory are a people who have forfeited their history." So argues Wole Soyinka, in his book The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness, and this provides the overarching thematic concept for African pasts as a whole...read more
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9780719064937 | Manchester Univ Pr, August 21, 2007, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: African Pasts examines African literatures in English since the end of colonialism, investigating how they represent African history through the twin matrices of memory and trauma.

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9780719064944 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, August 15, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "A people who do not preserve their memory are a people who have forfeited their history.

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Product Description: The postcolonial African culture, as it is discoursed in the academia, is largely influenced by Africa’s response to colonialism. To the degree that it is a response, it is to considerably reactive, and lacks forceful moral incentives for social critical consciousness and nation-building...read more
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9780739145067 | Lexington Books, November 17, 2011, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The postcolonial African culture, as it is discoursed in the academia, is largely influenced by Africa’s response to colonialism.

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Product Description: Focuses on theoretical and pedagogical approaches to the teaching of African Literature on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond. The publication of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart in 1958 drew universal attention not only to contemporary African creative imagination, but also established the art of the modern African novel...read more
By Ernest N. Emenyonu (editor)
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9781847015112 | 1 edition (James Currey Ltd, November 20, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Focuses on theoretical and pedagogical approaches to the teaching of African Literature on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond.

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Product Description: A cop from Wisconsin pursues a killer through the terrifying slums of Nairobi and the memories of genocide IN MADISON, WISCONSIN, it’s a big deal when African peace activist Joshua Hakizimana—who saved hundreds of people from the Rwandan genocide—accepts a position at the university to teach about “genocide and testimony...read more
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9781935554646 | Melville Pub House, September 13, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A cop from Wisconsin pursues a killer through the terrifying slums of Nairobi and the memories of genocide IN MADISON, WISCONSIN, it’s a big deal when African peace activist Joshua Hakizimana—who saved hundreds of people from the Rwandan genocide—accepts a position at the university to teach about “genocide and testimony.

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Product Description: *A New York Times Notable Book**A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice**A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year*Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him...read more
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9781555975913 | Graywolf Pr, July 19, 2011, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: *A New York Times Notable Book**A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice**A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year*Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him.

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9780230108875 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2010), cover price $105.00

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