Readings in African Popular Fiction

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Stephanie Newell
International African Institute, 2002 - Literary Collections - 206 pages
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Broadening the view of what is considered to be African literature this text brings together examples from a wide range of African popular fiction and provides a useful reference tool for students.BR> Includes eight primary texts including examples from Drum magazine, Alex la Guma's Little Libby - the comic strips of the Adventures of Liberation Chabalala, and extracts from popular fiction novels, novellas and short stories. Contributors also examine the social, political and economic contexts of popular narratives. STEPHANIE NEWELL is now Professor of English at the University of Sussex Contributors include: GRAHAM FURNISS, BRAIN LARKIN, DONATUS NWOGA, MISTY BASTIAN, ALAIN RICARD, RAOUL GRANQVISt, BERNTH LINDFORS, BODIL FOLKE FREDERIKSEN, J. ROGER KURTZ & ROBERT M. KURTZ, NICI NELSON, DOROTHY DRIVER, NJABULO NDEBELE, ROGER FIELD, SARAH NUTTALL Published in association with the International African Institute North America: Indiana U Press

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