Taylor & Francis India: African Literature & Language

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel: De-realizing Africa book cover

    Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Language in Epistemic Access: Mobilising multilingualism and literacy development book cover

    Language in Epistemic Access

    Mobilising multilingualism and literacy development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Kerfoot, Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen

    This book focuses on how to address persistent linguistically structured inequalities in education, primarily in relation to South African schools, but also in conversation with Australian work and with resonances for other multilingual contexts around the world. The book as a whole lays bare the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18

  • Epistemic Freedom in Africa: Deprovincialization and Decolonization book cover

    Epistemic Freedom in Africa

    Deprovincialization and Decolonization, 1st Edition

    By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    Epistemic Freedom in Africa is about the struggle for African people to think, theorize, interpret the world and write from where they are located, unencumbered by Eurocentrism. The imperial denial of common humanity to some human beings meant that in turn their knowledges and experiences lost…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Rethinking Development

  • Out of Africa: Post-Structuralism's Colonial Roots book cover

    Out of Africa

    Post-Structuralism's Colonial Roots, 1st Edition

    By Pal Ahluwalia

    At the heart of this book is the argument that the fact that so many post-structuralist French intellectuals have a strong ‘colonial’ connection, usually with Algeria, cannot be a coincidence. The ‘biographical’ fact that so many French intellectuals were born in or otherwise connected with French…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: A Routledge Study Guide book cover

    Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    A Routledge Study Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Whittaker, Mpalive-Hangson Msiska

    Offering an insight into African culture that had not been portrayed before, Things Fall Apart is both a tragic and moving story of an individual set in the wider context of the coming of colonialism, as well as a powerful and complex political statement of cross-cultural encounters. This guide to…

    Paperback – 2007-11-06
    Routledge Guides to Literature

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