Postcolonial African Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

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Postcolonial African Writers
A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CRITICAL SOURCEBOOK

Edited by

Pushpa Naidu Parekh and
Siga Fatima Jagne

Foreword by Carole Boyce Davies

Emmanuel S. Nelson, Advisory Editor

Greenwood Press

Westport, Connecticut

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xxxi
  • Introduction 1
  • Postcolonial Criticism and African Writing 2
  • Theorizing African Women 6
  • Chinua Achebe (1930-) 19
  • Ama Ata Aidoo (1942-) 32
  • Zaynab Alkali (1950-) 40
  • Ayi Kwei Armah (1939-) 45
  • Kofi Awoonor (1935-) 52
  • Mariama BÂ (1929-1981) 59
  • Calixthe Beyala (1961-) 75
  • Dennis Vincent Frederick Brutus (John Bruin) (1924-) 84
  • Driss ChraÏbi (1926-) 96
  • J. P. Clark-Bekederemo (1935-) 105
  • Mia Couto (1957-) 111
  • Tsitsi Dangarembga (1959-) 118
  • Nafissatou Diallo (1941-1982) 123
  • David Mandessi Diop 129
  • Assia Djebar (1936-) 135
  • Emmanuel Boundzeki Dongala (1941-) 144
  • Buchi Emecheta (1944-) 148
  • Femi Euba (1941-) 164
  • Aminata Sow Fall (1941-) 171
  • Nuruddin Farah (1945-) 175
  • Athol Fugard (1932-) 181
  • Nadine Gordimer (1923-) 187
  • Mafika Gwala (1946-) 201
  • Bessie Head (1937-1986) 206
  • Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike (1931-) 221
  • Francis Imbuga (1947-) 228
  • Festus Ikhuoria Ojeaga Iyayi (1947-) 234
  • Tahar Ben Jelloun (1944-) 241
  • Mohammed KhaÏr-Eddine (1941-1995) 253
  • Ungulani BA Ka Khosa (1957-) 257
  • Ellen Kuzwayo (1914-) 262
  • Alex la Guma (1925-1985) 268
  • Camara Laye (1928-1980) 275
  • Doris Lessing (1919-) 282
  • Muthoni Likimani (1926-) 296
  • Dambudzo Marechera (1952-1987) 300
  • Micere M. Githae Mugo (1942-) 305
  • Peter Nazareth (1940-) 312
  • NgÜgÏ Wa Thiong'O (1938-) 318
  • Lewis Nkosi (1936-) 332
  • Flora Nwapa (1931-1993) 337
  • Molara Ogundipe-Leslie (1941-) 345
  • Gabriel Okara (1921-) 352
  • Christopher Ifeanyichukwu Okigbo (1932-1967) 360
  • Ben Okri (1959-) 364
  • Femi Osofisan (1946-) 374
  • Ferdinand Oyono (1929-) 382
  • Essop Patel (1943-) 387
  • Alan Paton (1903-1988) 391
  • Okot P'Bitek (1931-1982) 396
  • Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo (1901-1937) 400
  • Tijan Sallah (1958-) 408
  • Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) 413
  • LeÏla Sebbar (1941-) 420
  • Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-) 425
  • Wole Soyinka (1934-) 438
  • Efua Theodora Sutherland (1924-1996) 455
  • Sony Labou Tansi (1947-1995) 460
  • Mositi Torontle (1964-) 466
  • Amos Tutuola (1920-) 471
  • Selected Bibliography 477
  • Index 491
  • About the Contributors 517
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