Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 August 2006

288 Pages | 16 b/w maps

ISBN: 9780199273973

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West African Literatures

Ways of Reading

Stephanie Newell

Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Demonstrates the ways in which postcolonial theory can be applied to West African literatures
  • Covers a wide range of authors, texts, and perspectives
  • Each chapter contains a map to helps readers position each author in relation to the region and other writers
  • The 'West African Timeline' at the start of book gives detailed guidance and information as to dates of key texts and political events