English 102. Introduction to African Literature

This course aims to give students at first-year level a general introduction to the various ways in which African writers have responded to their history, through a variety of literary genres.

Suggested Booklist

Achebe, Chinua. A Man of the People. Heinemann.

Soyinka, W. The Lion and the Jewel Heinemann.

Oyono, F. Houseboy. Heinemann.

Ngugi wa Thiongo, Secret Lives. Heinemann.

Ngugi wa Thiongo. Devil on the Cross. Heinemann.

Gecau, K., Ngara, E., Dodgson. Coming Home Zimbabawe Publishing House.

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