World Literature and Its Times: African Literature and Its Times
- Volume 2
- Joyce Moss
- Published By:
- ISBN-10: 0787637270
- ISBN-13: 9780787637279
- DDC: 809
- Shipping Weight: 3.45 lbs ( 1.56 kgs)
- 600 Pages | Print | Hardcover
- © 2000 | Published
World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:
Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.
The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:
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"Although there are some distracting typos and the historical views presented are fairly mainstream, this volume will serve as a useful starting point for many undergraduates." -- Choice (December 2000)— Choice
"...The clear, straightforward writing is appropriate for high school honors or academic students. The unique focus of this book gives students a well-rounded approach to studying and writing about the included works and will supplement class or book group discussions. Recommended for all academic libraries and public libraries serivng a large college population." -- Library Journal (September 2000)— Library Journal