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Author Moss, Joyce, 1951-

Title African literature and its times / Joyce Moss, Lorraine Valestuk.

Publication Info. Detroit : Gale Group, [2000]
©2000

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Description xlv, 544 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series World literature and its times ; v. 2
Moss, Joyce, 1951- World literature and its times ; v 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents CONTENTS BY TITLE: -- African laughter : four visits to Zimbabwe / Doris Lessing -- Beautiful ones are not yet born, The / Ayi Kwei Armah -- Burger's daughter / Nadine Gordimer -- Chaka / Thomas Mofolo -- Concubine, The / Elechu Amadi -- Cry, the beloved country / Alan Paton -- Dark child, The / Camara Laye -- Death and the King's horseman / Wole Soyinka -- Dilemma of a ghost / Ama Ata Aidoo -- Dry white season, A / André Brink -- Efuru / Flora Nwapa -- Egyptian childhood, An / Taha Husayn -- Epic of Son-Jara, The / as told by / Fa-Digi Sisòkò -- Equiano's travels : the interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa the African / Olaudah Equiano -- Famished road, The / Ben Okri -- Fantasia : an Algerian cavalcade / Assia Djebar -- "Farahat's republic" / Yusuf Idris -- God's bits of wood / Ousmane Sembène -- Houseboy / Ferdinand Oyono -- Ibn Battuta in Black Africa / Abu Abdalla ibn Battuta -- Jagua Nana / Cyprian Ekwensi -- Joys of motherhood, The / Buchi Emecheta -- Last duty, The / Isidore Okpewho -- Maze of justice, The / Tawfig al-Hakim -- Midaqq Alley / Najib Mahfuz -- Mine boy / Peter Abrahams -- Mission to Kala / Mongo Beti -- Nedjma / Kateb Yacine -- Nervous conditions / Tsitsi Dangarembga -- Oil man of Obange, The / John Munonye -- Out of Africa / Isak Dinesen -- Palm-wine drunkard and his dead palm-wine tapster in the Deads' Town, The / Amos Tutuola -- Pillar of salt, The / Albert Memmi -- "Rivonia Trial Speech, The" / Nelson Mandela -- Sand child, The / Tahar Ben Jelloun -- Season of migration to the North / Toyeb Salih -- So long a letter / Mariama B -- Song of Lawino and Song of God / Okot p'Bitek -- Story of an African farm, The / Olive Schreiner -- Sweet and sour milk / Nuruddin Farah -- Things fall apart / Chinua Achebe -- Valley song -- Athol Fugard -- Waiting for the Barbarians / J.M. Coetzee -- Walk in the night, A / Alex La Guma -- We killed Mangy-Dog and other Mozambique stories / Luis Bernardo Honwana -- Weep not, child / Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- When rain clouds gather / Bessie Head -- Woman at Zero Point / Nawal El Saadawi -- Wretched of the Earth, The / Frantz Fanon -- Yaka / Pepetela.
Form Also issued online.
Summary Profiles literary works, including novels, short stories, biographies, speeches, poems, and plays, providing background on the time and place in which each work is set and in which it was produced. Also includes an extensive chronology of relevant events.
Subject African literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- Africa.
Littérature africaine -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature et histoire -- Afrique.
African literature. (OCoLC)fst00799832
Literature and history. (OCoLC)fst01000077
Africa -- History -- Miscellanea.
Afrique -- Histoire -- Miscellanées.
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Miscellanea. (OCoLC)fst01423854
Added Author Valestuk, Lorraine, 1963-
Other Form: Online version: Moss, Joyce, 1951- African literature and its times. Detroit : Gale Group, c2000 (OCoLC)607142536
ISBN 0787637270 alkaline paper
9780787637279 alkaline paper

 
    
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