Postcolonial African Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1567508804
  • ISBN-13: 9781567508802
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 525 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1998 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1998

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This reference book overviews the richness of postcolonial African literature. Profiles approximately 60 writers, such as Chinua Achebe, Ama Ata Aidoo, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Buchi Emecheta, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Tabar Ben Jelloun, Doris Lessing, Peter Nazareth, Gabriel Okara, Femi Osofisan, and Efua Theodora Sutherland.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Achebe, Chinua (1930– ).
2: Aidoo, Ama Ata (1942– ).
3: Alkali, Zaynab (1950– ).
4: Armah, Ayi Kwei (1939– ).
5: Awoonor, Kofi (1935– ).
6: Bâ, Mariama (1929–1981 ).
7: Beyala, Calixthe (1961– ).
8: Brutus, Dennis Vincent Frederick (John Bruin) (1924– ).
9: Chraïbi, Driss (1926– ).
10: Clark-Bekederemo, J. P. (1935– ).
11: Couto, Mia (1957– ).
12: Dangarembga, Tsitsi (1959– ).
13: Diallo, Nafissatou (1941–1982 ).
14: Diop, Mandessi David (1927–1960 ).
15: Djebar, Assia (1936– ).
16: Dongala, Emmanuel Boundzeki (1941– ).
17: Emecheta, Buchi (1944– ).
18: Euba, Femi (1941– ).
19: Fall, Aminata Sow (1941– ).
20: Farah, Nuruddin (1945– ).
21: Fugard, Athol (1932– ).
22: Gordimer, Nadine (1923– ).
23: Gwala, Mafika (1946– ).
24: Head, Bessie (1937–1986 ).
25: Ike, Vincent Chukwuemeka (1931– ).
26: Imbuga, Francis (1947– ).
27: Iyayi, Festus Ikhuoria Ojeaga (1947– ).
28: Jelloun, Tahar Ben (1944– ).
29: Khaïr-Eddine, Mohammed (1941–1995 ).
30: Khosa, Ungulani Ba Ka (1957– ).
31: Kuzwayo, Ellen (1914– ).
32: Guma, Alex La (1925–1985 ).
33: Laye, Camara (1928–1980 ).
34: Lessing, Doris (1919– ).
35: Likimani, Muthoni (1926– ).
36: Marechera, Dambudzo (1952–1987 ).
37: Mugo, Micere M. Githae (1942– ).
38: Nazareth, Peter (1940– ).
39: Thiong’o, Ngũgĩ Wa (1938– ).
40: Nkosi, Lewis (1936– ).
41: Nwapa, Flora (1931–1993).
42: Ogundipe-Leslie, Molara (1941– ).
43: Okara, Gabriel (1921– ).
44: Okigbo, Christopher Ifeanyichukwu (1932–1967).
45: Okri, Ben (1959– ).
46: Osofisan, Femi (1946– ).
47: Oyono, Ferdinand (1929– ).
48: Patel, Essop (1943– ).
49: Paton, Alan (1903–1988).
50: P’bitek, Okot (1931–1982).
51: Rabearivelo, Jean-Joseph (1901–1937).
52: Sallah, Tijan (1958– ).
53: Schreiner, Olive (1855–1920).
54: Sebbar, Leïla (1941– ).
55: Senghor, Léopold Sédar (1906– ).
56: Soyinka, Wole (1934– ).
57: Sutherland, Efua Theodora (1924–1996).
58: Tansi, Sony Labou (1947–1995).
59: Torontle, Mositi (1964– ).
60: Tutuola, Amos (1920– ).
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Contributors.