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Under African Skies By Charles R. Larson

Under African Skies by Charles R. Larson

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Summary

This collection features many of the now prominent first generation of African writers, such as Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head and Wole Soyinka.

Under African Skies Summary

Under African Skies: Modern African Stories by Charles R. Larson

This collection features many of the now prominent first generation of African writers, such as Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head and Wole Soyinka. It also includes a new generation of writers such as Ben Okri, Veronique Tadjo and Ken Saro-Wiwa, and a number of promising but currently unpublished new writers. Originally written in English, Portuguese and French, these stories illustrate the immense diversity of African literature. This groundbreaking collection brings together a fantastic range of work, all of which makes clear the vitality and brilliance of writing from the African continent. It will be welcomed by an ever-increasing audience hungry for multi-cultural voices.

Under African Skies Reviews

These tales reflect some of Africa's best characteristics - compassion and humour and an immense determination to survive against terrible odds. * * Irish Independent * *
powerful and intriguing . . . offering an excellent introduction to black African literature * * Goegraphical Magazine * *
Every item in Charles Larson's beautifully produced anthology brims with political resonances. * * Scotsman * *
powerful, intriguing and masterfully written * * Pride * *

About Charles R. Larson

Charles R. Larson pioneered courses in African, Afro-American and Third World literature in the sixties and seventies. The editor of numerous anthologies, he currently teaches at The American University. He lives with his family in Chevy Chase, Maryland

Additional information

GOR002030205
9781841955957
1841955957
Under African Skies: Modern African Stories by Charles R. Larson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Canongate Books Ltd
2005-01-12
400
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