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The Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature free pdf Featuring new perspectives on African and Caribbean literature, this History explores the scope of the literature (variety of languages, regions and genres)- nature of composition- and complex relationship with African social and geo-political history. It comprehensively covers the field of African literature, defined by creative expression in Africa as well as the black diaspora. This major history of African literature will be an essential resource for specialists and students.

About F.Abiola Irele

Professor F. Abiola Irele's publications include an annotated edition of Selected Poems of Leopold Sedar Senghor (1977), The African Experience in Literature and Ideology (1981- reprinted 1990), and an annotated edition of Aime Cesaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal (1994- second edition 1999), as well as numerous articles and reviews and a recent volume of essays, The African Imagination (2001). He is a contributing editor to the new Norton Anthology of World Literature and is currently editor of Research in African Literatures. He is general editor of the series Cambridge Studies in African and Caribbean Literature. SIMON GIKANDI is Robert Hayden Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His books include Reading the African Novel, Reading Chinua Achebe, Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature, Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism, and Ngugi wa Thiong'o. He is the general editor of The Encyclopedia of African Literature.

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Author : F.Abiola Irele
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 11 March 2004
ISBN : 0521594340
EAN : 9780521594349
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 954 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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