English 301B. Language and Form of African Literature
Does African Literature owe its own form and model to European Literacy tradition or to Africa? By looking at author's content and the language and other stylistic features used to describe and recapture this content, this course seeks to expose the student to problem of language and form in the development of African literature and to assess how successfully the various writer have responded to this problem.
Achebe, C. Arrow of God. Heinemann
Okara, G. The Voice. Heinemann
Marechera, D. House of Hunger. Heinemann/ZPH
wa Tniong'o, Ngugi. Devil on the Cross. ZPH
Ndebele, N. Fools and Other Stories. Revan/ZPH
Armah, Ayi Kwei. Fragments. Heinemann