The English text is a one-volume translation of the major sections of the first and last of the books by Cheikh Anta Diop , i. The novel describes the conquest of Algeria and the war of independence from a woman's perspective. Naguib Mahfouz, The Cairo Trilogy, The Cairo Trilogy is a panoramic three-part work written to explain the sensitivity and mentality of the people who lived in Cairo from the s to the s. Palace walk , Palace of desire and Sugar street each gives a rich description of their daily lives while portraying a wider historical process.
Mofolo explores the theme of power and its effect on those who have too much. In his poems Senghor explores the mythic origins of the African persona. Wole Soyinka, Ake: The Years of Childhood, The evocation of the wonder of a child's discovery of the world and his place in it. Ngugi wa Thiongo, A Grain of Wheat, Ngugi wa Thiongo, a writer from Kenya, depicts some of the dilemmas that face an emerging nation in this novel in whicha village prepares for the coming of independence.
An annotated site from Columbia University Libraries with links to African writers and literature and a link to Africa's best books. Contains all sorts of information related to literature from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. Jump to Navigation. South Africa Ingqumbo yeminyanya Eng. Search form Search. Creative writing author. Arrow of God.
Zayni Barakat. The beautiful ones are not yet born. Une si longue lettre. Le pauvre Christ de Bomba English version. A dry white season. The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar. Life and times of Michael K. Nervous conditions. Les contes d'Amadou Koumba. Murambi ou le livre des ossements.
L'amour, la fantasia. The joys of motherhood. Ogboju ode nimu Igbo irunmale English version. The blood knot. Burgher's daughter.
A question of power. Abessijnse kronieken.
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Ingqumbo yeminyanya Eng. Die swerfjare van Poppie Nongena. L'Enfant noir. Living, loving and lying awake at night. The Cairo trilogy.
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House of hunger. Indaba, my children.
A grain of wheat. Caitani Mutharaba-ini English version.
The famished road. Song of Lawino.
Cry the beloved country. Woman at point zero.
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