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African literatures

Oyekan Owomoyela

African literatures

an introduction

by Oyekan Owomoyela

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Published by Crossroads Press in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oyekan Owomoyela.
    SeriesThe Basic Africana library, Basic Africana library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23753825M


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African literatures by Oyekan Owomoyela Download PDF EPUB FB2

African literature refers to literature of and from Africa. As George Joseph notes on the first page of his chapter on African literature in Understanding Contemporary Africa, while the European perception of literature generally refers to written letters, the.

as Andrzejewski, Pilaszewicz, and Tyloch also do in their book Literatures in African Languages (18). Oral performances are by their nature intimately personal and immediate, involving a performer in close physical contact with an audience—performer and audience sharing not only the same spatial and temporal space but also a cultural identity.

Description. Research in African Literatures, founded inis the premier journal of African literary studies worldwide and provides a forum in English for research on the oral and written literatures of addition to thought-provoking essays, reviews of current scholarly books appear in every issue, often presented as critical essays, and a forum offers readers the .