Under African Skies: Modern African Stories

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Charles Larson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Apr 1, 2011 - Literary Collections - 336 pages
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Spanning a wide geographical range, this collection features many of the now prominent first generation of African writers and draws attention to a new generation of writers. Powerful, intriguing and essentially non-Western, these stories will be welcome by an audience truly ready for multicultural voices.


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Editor Larson continues his work on modern African literature (e.g., The Emergence of African Fiction, 1972) with this impressive collection of short stories from sub-Saharan Africa. Published between ... Read full review


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Charles R. Larson pioneered courses in African, African-American, and Third World literature. The author of numerous critical volumes, including The Emergence of African Fiction, he teaches at American University in Washington D.C.

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