Books in category Literary Criticism – African

  • State of Peril

    State of Peril
    Lucy Valerie Graham

    Ultimately, State of Peril argues for ethically responsible interpretations that recognize high levels of sexual violence in South Africa while parsing the racialized inferences and assumptions implicit in literary representations of bodily …

  • The Literature Police

    The Literature Police
    Peter D. McDonald

    Uncovers the tangled stories of censorship and literature in apartheid South Africa, drawing on a wealth of new evidence from censorship archives, archives of resistance publishers and writers' groups, and oral testimony.

  • Postcolonial Imagination and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture

    Postcolonial Imagination and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture
    Chielozona Eze

    This book celebrates the emergence of new interpretive paradigms such as in African philosophy, gender studies and literature.

  • Introduction √ la litt√ rature berb√ re La po√ sie

    Introduction à la littérature berbère: La poésie
    Abdallah Bounfour

    Cet ouvrage est le premier d'un triptyque.

  • African Pasts Presents and Futures

    African Pasts, Presents, and Futures
    Ph. D Khannous

    By analyzing forces of marginalization, subordination and empowerment, the book carves out arenas for African women within feminist theory and creates spaces for the recognition of their place in national and global politics.

  • Mannerism in Arabic Poetry

    Mannerism in Arabic Poetry
    Stefan Sperl

    The texts selected range from the 9th to the 11th centuries AD and are drawn from the works of Abu l-Atahiya, Buhturi, Mihyar al-Daylami and Maarri.

  • The Mudimbe Reader

    The Mudimbe Reader
    V. Y. Mudimbe

    Finally, the book concludes by focusing on visual culture and Mudimbe’s recurring attempt to elucidate how African "primitiveness" has been constructed, challenged, dismissed, and reinvented from the Renaissance to the present day.

  • Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Women s Literature

    Violence in Francophone African and Caribbean Women’s Literature
    Chantal Kalisa

    Chantal Kalisa examines the ways in which women writers lift taboos imposed on them by their society and culture and challenge readers with their unique perspectives on violence.

  • Mothers and Daughters in Arab Women s Literature

    Mothers and Daughters in Arab Women’s Literature
    Dalya Abudi

    This study explores the mother-daughter relationship as the most fundamental and most intimate female relationship.

  • Chinua Achebe

    Chinua Achebe
    Catherine Lynette Innes

    Dr Innes examines chronologically Chinua Achebe's novels (including the classics Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God), his short stories, essays, poetry, lectures and activities, in the context of Nigerian cultures and politics, and their …

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