Encyclopedia of African Literature

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Aba, Noureddine 1,385
Abbas, Ferhat 1-2
Abbé Gubennya (Abe Gubañña/Gubagna) 2,178
'Abd al-Majid, Ibrahim 2
Abdellatif, Chaouite 53
Abdu, Sheikh Muhammad 229
Abega, Séverin-Cécile 3
Abel, Antoine 3
Aberra Lemma 178-9
abolitionism 130 , 175-6
Abraham, Elie-Charles 3-4
Abrahams, Lionel 4 , 74 , 518
Abrahams, Peter 4-6,7 , 39 , 275 , 358 , 392 , 450 , 512 , 514 , 515
Abruquah, Joseph Wilfred 6
absurdist theater 422 , 423 , 427 , 465 , 494-5
Abu Zayd, Layla 6-7
Achara, D.N. 234
Achebe, Chinua 7-10,15 , 117 , 121 , 168 , 192 , 201 , 358 , 360 , 369 , 392 , 394 , 450 , 563-4 , 566
concern with language 236 , 292 , 536
as editor 127 , 497
influence 349 , 400 , 564
literary criticism 276 , 442
modernism 339
plays 359
short stories 498
Things Fall Apart90 , 111 , 164 , 170 , 172 , 185 , 338 , 389 , 392 , 397 , 450 , 459 , 460 , 539 , 547
Acoli, poems of Okot p'Bitek 409-11 , 440
actors 194 , 211 , 406 , 523
Adamoou, Ide 10
Addis Ababa, Archaeological Museum 262
Adiaffi, Anne-Marie 10,570
Adiaffi, Jean-Marie 10-11,569
adventure stories, colonialist literature 513
Afewerq Gebre-Iyesus (Afä-Warq Gäbrä-Iyäsus) 11-12,178
African languages see language question;
Sahelian literatures in African language;
South African literature in African languages
African National Congress (ANC) 25 , 78 , 82 , 155 , 207 , 275 , 276 , 303 , 513 , 516
activists 26 , 129 , 261 , 264 , 277 , 281 , 436 , 493 , 494 , 507 , 518
Youth League 509
African-American culture 344 , 376
Africanization 168 , 283 , 334 , 390
Afrikaan Writers' Guild 79
Afrikaans literature 12-13,77-82 , 155 , 180 , 197 , 271-2 , 286 , 300 , 341 , 415 , 441 , 483 , 501 , 512 , 523 , 544 , 545
Afro-Aslan organizations 266 , 277
Afrocentrism 126 , 365
Agualusa, José Eduardo 13-14,445 , 467
al- Ahram daily 184 , 308
al-Ahram Weekly33
Aidoo, Ama Ata 14-17,125 , 172 , 190 , 293 , 294 , 397 , 547 , 564-5 , 565 , 566
concern with gender and sexuality 191 , 201 , 202
on neocolonialism and postcolonialism 125 , 340 , 565
short stories 498 , 499
AIDS, addressed in literature 82 , 152 , 162 , 305 , 306 , 443 , 476 , 496
Aïssa, Salim 17
Ajisafe, A.K. 580
Akali, Zaynab 566
Akan 30 , 72 , 136 , 417
Akare, Thomas 17
Akiga, Benjamin 37
Akinlade, Kola 582
Akuffo, William 555

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