ISBN 9789987449187
Pages 272
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2006
Publisher Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Tanzania
Format Paperback

Black African Literature in English 1991-2001

Critical Appreciation and Reception

edited by Femi Abodunrin

The English Association, based at the University of Leicester in the UK, aims to further knowledge and enjoyment of the English language and literature, and to foster good practice in its teaching and learning at all levels. They produce an annual review, The Year’s Work in English, published by Oxford University Press, a narrative bibliographical review of scholarly work on the English language and literatures, including on new literatures in English. This book brings together eleven contributions contemporary black African literature in English, 1991-2001. Some 120 books and over 300 scholarly and bibliographical essays from journals and periodicals are reviewed.

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Reviews

“…a major contribution to our knowledge…of the essential scholarship and creative product of Black African literature…” 

Olu Obafemi, Professor of English, University Ilorin, Nigeria

"...a unique source of reference in African literature. It represents a necessary complement to, and in certain respects an advancement on, Bernth Lindfors’ (ed.) Black African Literature in English, hitherto the single authoritative source of information on intellectual discussions on African literature..."

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About the Editor

Femi Abodunrin

Femi Abodunrin is a scholar of English and African literature. Some of his other works include Culture Ideology and Discourse (Bayreuth African Studies Series, 1996) and It Would Take Time: Conversations with Living Ancestors (Kraft Books, 2002).

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