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AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORIC LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY


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  • African Literature in the 21st century: Out of the Post-colonial and Beyond, UniversitÚs d'Angers et d'Algiers, May 1-5

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  • Anthologies:

    • Anozie, Sunday O., ed.  Phenomenology in Modern African Studies.  Owerri; New York: Conch Magazine, 1982.

    • Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., ed.  Black Literature and Literary Theory.  New York: Methuen, 1984.  Rpt. 1990.
    • Gugelberger, Georg M., ed.  Marxism and African Literature.  London: James Currey, 1985.
    • Olaniyan, Tejumola, and Ato Quayson, eds.  African Literature: an Anthology of Theory and Criticism.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Bolland, John.  Language and the Quest for Political and Social Identity in the African Novel.  Accra: Woelli Publishing Services, 1996. 

    • Comas, James.  "The Presence of Theory / Theorising the Present."  Research in African Literatures 21.1 (1990): 5-31.
    • Gugelberger, George M.  "Marxist Literary Debates and their Continuity in African Literary Criticism."  Marxism and African Literature.  Ed. George M. Gugelberger.  London: James Currey, 1985.  1-21.
    • Hallen, Barry.  "African Aesthetics."  Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.  Ed. E. Craig.  London: Routledge, 1998.
    • Harrow, Kenneth.  "A Formal Approach to African Literature."  Research in African Literatures 21 (1990): 79-89.
    • Izevbaye, D. S.  "Shifting Bases: the Present Practice of African Criticism."  Research in African Literatures 21.1 (1990): 127-136.

    • Izevbaye, D. S.  "Criticism and Literature in Africa."  Perspectives on African Literature.  Ed. Christopher Heywood.  London: Heinemann, .  25-30.

    • Jeyifo, Biodun.  "The Nature of Things: Arrested Decolonisation and Critical Theory."  Research in African Literatures 21.1 (1990): 33-48. 

    • Jeyifo, Biodun.  "On Eurocentric Critical Theory: Some Paradigms from the Texts and Sub-Texts of of Postcolonial Writing."  After Europe.  Ed. Stephen Slemon and Helen Tiffin.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1989.  107-118.

    • Jeyifo, Biodun.  "Tragedy, History and Ideology."  Marxism and African Literature.  Ed. George M. Gugelberger.  London: James Currey, 1985.  94-109.

    • Miller, Christopher L.  "Literary Studies and African Literature: the Challenge of Intercultural Literacy."  Africa and the Disciplines: the Contributions of Research in Africa to the Social Sciences and the Humanities.  Ed. Robert H. Bates, V. Y. Mudimbe, and Jean O'Barr. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993.   213-232.
    • Miller, Christopher L.  "Nationalism as Resistance and Resistance to Nationalism in the Literature of Francophone Africa."  Post / Colonial Conditions.  Yale French Studies 82 (1993): 62-100.
    • Miller, Christopher L.  Theories of Africans: Francophone Literature and Anthropology in Africa.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1990.
    • Miller, Christopher L.  Blank Darkness: Africanist Discourse in French.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1985.
    • Olaniyan, Tejumola, and Ato Quayson, eds.  African Literature: an Anthology of Criticism and Theory.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.

    • Onoge, Omafume F.  "The Crisis of Consciousness in Modern African Literature."  Marxism and African Literature.  Ed. George M. Gugelberger.  London: James Currey, 1985.  21-49.

    • Onoge, Omafume F.  "Towards a Marxist Sociology of African Literature."  Marxism and African Literature.  Ed. George M. Gugelberger.  London: James Currey, 1985.  50-63.

    • Onyewuenyi, Innocent Chilaka.  "Traditional African Aesthetics: a Philosophical Perspective."  International Philosophical Quarterly (1984): 237-244.  Rpt. in African Philosophy: Selected Readings.  Ed. Albert G. Mosley.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995.  421-427.

    • Quayson, Ato.  Calibrations: Reading for the Social.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003.
    • Quayson, Ato.  Postcolonialism: Theory, Practice, or Process?.  Cambridge: Polity, 2000.

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  • Anthologies:

    • Gikandi, Simon, and F. Abiola Irele, eds.  Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature.  Ed. F. Abiola Irele and Simon Gikandi.  Cambridge: CUP, 2004.

    • Gikandi, Simon, and F. Abiola Irele, eds.  Encyclopedia of African literature.  London: Routledge, 2002.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Hammond, Dorothy, and Alta Jablow.  The Africa That Never Was: Four Centuries of British Writing about Africa.  1970.

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