Contemporary African Literature in English

Global Locations, Postcolonial Identifications

  • Madhu Krishnan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Madhu Krishnan
    Pages 17-38
  3. Madhu Krishnan
    Pages 39-66
  4. Madhu Krishnan
    Pages 67-95
  5. Madhu Krishnan
    Pages 96-129
  6. Madhu Krishnan
    Pages 164-171
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 173-222

About this book


Contemporary African Literature in English explores the contours of representation in contemporary Anglophone African literature, drawing on a wide range of authors including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Aminatta Forna, Brian Chikwava, Ngug? wa Thiong'o, Nuruddin Farah and Chris Abani.


Africa African bibliography drawing English English literature ethics gender knowledge literature poetics

Authors and affiliations

  • Madhu Krishnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EnglishUniversity of BristolUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47828-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-37833-0
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