Representing Africa in Children's Literature PDF ePub eBook

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Representing Africa in Children's Literature free pdf Representing Africa in Children's Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children's and young adult literature set in Africa, examining issues regarding colonialism, the politics of representation, and the challenges posed to both "insiders" and "outsiders" writing about Africa for children.

About Vivian Yenika-Agbaw

Vivian Yenika-Agbaw is Associate Professor of literacy/children's literature at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA. She is an assistant editor of Sankofa: Journal of African and African American Children's Literature and serves on the Children's Africana Book Award Committee.

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Author : Vivian Yenika-Agbaw
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 01 October 2006
ISBN : 0415974682
EAN : 9780415974684
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 168 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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