New Directions in African Literature: A Review

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James Currey Publishers, 2006 - African literature - 176 pages
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Contributors to this volume ask what are the new directions of African literature? What should be the major concerns of writers, critics and teachers in the twenty-first century? What are the accomplishments and legacies? What gaps remain to be filled, and what challenges are there to be addressed by publishers and the book industry? What are the implications for pedagogy in the new technological era? ERNEST EMENYONU is Professor of the Department of Africana Studies University of Michigan-Flint. North America: Africa World Press; Nigeria: HEBN
 

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Contents

Transcultural Identity in African Narratives of Childhood
41
Mothering Daughters the Other Side of the Story
67
New Directions in Womens Writing
82
Contents
109
Issues in Recent African Writing
124
The Igbo Novel
137
Nigerian Fiction
151
Short notices James Gibbs Reviews Editor
157
Three Nigerian Critics
163
Index
169
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