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The Routledge Encyclopedia of African Literature

Edited by Simon Gikandi

Routledge – 2009 – 638 pages

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  • Add to CartPaperback: $65.95
    978-0-415-54962-2
    May 28th 2009
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    978-0-415-23019-3
    November 28th 2002

Description

‘A useful starting point…. It is the breadth of the coverage that makes the Encyclopedia of African Literature stand out.’ – Booklist/RBB

‘[A] comprehensive work for general readers…. Highly recommended.' –Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Best Reference Titles

The most comprehensive reference work on African literature to date, this easy-to-use book contains over 600 alphabetically arranged entries that cover major and less established African authors and texts, criticism and theory, and African Literature’s development as a field of scholarship.

Now available in paperback, this volume is an essential resource for students of African literature and a useful tool for those considering African culture across the fields of Literary Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Cultural Studies and Postcolonial Studies.

Reviews

'A new and original contribution to the cultures of the African continent … A valuable reference tool.' - Reference Reviews

Name: The Routledge Encyclopedia of African Literature (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Simon Gikandi. ‘A useful starting point…. It is the breadth of the coverage that makes the Encyclopedia of African Literature stand out.’ – Booklist/RBB‘[A] comprehensive work for general readers…. Highly...
Categories: African Literature, Encyclopedias, African Cultural Studies