A Creative Writing Handbook for African Writers and Students

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Malthouse Press Limited, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 86 pages
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Creative writing is a relatively new phenomenon in African universities, as the influence of the American higher education system gains ground on the continent. Whilst there are many creative writing course books that focus on American/European audiences, there are almost no books with an African literary emphasis in mind, placing African literature and writing into a wider literary context and tradition, and targeting African writers, students and teachers of creative writing. Intending to fill this gap, this book is meant for teachers and students of creative writing, poetry and African literature on the African continent and beyond, especially young African writers.

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Contents

Introduction
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what ideas and feelings?
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the shadow and body of words in poetry
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