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by Dubravka Juraga,M. Keith Booker

  • ISBN: 0852555601
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  • Author: Dubravka Juraga,M. Keith Booker
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: James Currey; UK ed. edition (March 15, 2001)
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In his book, Keith Booker provides an introduction to eight African novels written in English

In his book, Keith Booker provides an introduction to eight African novels written in English. The novels Booker examines include Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, Buchi Emecheta's The Joys of Motherhood, Ayi Kwei Armah's The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born, Ama Ata Aidoo's Our Sister Killjoy, Nadine Gordimer's Burger's Daughter, Alex La Guma's In the Fog of the Seasons' End, Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Devil on the Cross, and. Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions.

African novels are not easy reading

African novels are not easy reading. The African novel differs from European and American novels in its social and historical background and in its aesthetics. African novelists make important use of formal strategies and techniques that are derived from African cultural traditions. They also make extensive use of imported European forms. As Booker explains, the African novel is a hybrid of African and imported Western literary conventions. Booker concludes that Americans and Europeans have every reason to study the African novel, in so doing they will become familiar with one of t.

Studies in African Literature (Paperback). By (author) M. Keith Booker, By (author) Dubravka Juraga. Free delivery worldwide. Introduction - historical survey of the Caribbean novel in English; the brigher sun, Samuel Selvon; in the castle of my skin, George Lamming; the children of Sisyphus, Orlando Patterson; crick, crack, monkey, Merle Hodge; the harder they come, Michael Thelwell; the wine of astonishment, Earl Lovelace; angel, Merle Collins; Abeng, Michelle Cliff; minty alley, .

Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. An Introduction (Studies in African Literature). by M. Keith Booker, Dubravka Juraga. Published November 30, 2000 by Heinemann.

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African fiction (English) - History and criticism, Africa - In literature. xi, 227 p. ;' 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-222) and index. Reading the African novel.

African fiction (English) - History and criticism, Africa - In literature. - A brief historical survey of the African novel. - Chinua Achebe: Things fall apart. - Buchi Emecheta: The joys of motherhood.

The Journal of Modern African Studies. Volume 37, Issue 3. September 1999, pp. 507-580. The African Novel in English: an introduction by M. KEITH BOOKER Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann and Oxford: James Currey, 1998. Pp. 227. £1. 5 (pb.

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This text offers introductory essays on eight major Caribbean novels and shorter essays on ten other Caribbean novels, as well as a brief historical survey of the development of the Caribbean novel.BR> North America: Heinemann; Caribbean: Ian Randle Publishers

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