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Published: 04 July 2018

246 Pages | 3 maps


ISBN: 9780198745723

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Eastern African Literatures

Towards an Aesthetics of Proximity

Edited by Russell West-Pavlov

Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Provides an overview of contemporary Eastern African writing in English since the mid-twentieth century
  • Sketches broad trends across periods and across regions
  • Spans the mid-century novel to contemporary digital genres
  • Discusses Kenyan, Ugandan, Tanzanian, Somali, Ethiopian, Sudanese, Mauritian, and Madagascan writing traditions
  • Organised into three parts that examine territory, history, and community