English 302C. East and West African Literature


This course seems to introduce students to the established authors and texts from West and East Africa and to identify similarities and differences in the sensibility and literary production of the two region. Authors and text will be studied in the context of developments in African Literature an society.

Suggested Booklist

wa Thiong'o. N. Matigari. Heinemann

wa Thiong'o. Petals o Blood.

Sambene Ousmane. The Last of the Empire. Heinemann

Soyinka, W. On the Road

p'Bitek, O. Song of Lawino. College Press

Achebe, C. Anthills of the Savannah. Heinemann

Armah, Ayi Kwei. Fragments. Heinemann

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