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Romance Novellas And The Postcolonial African City

By Emily Callaci Themetropole In the late 1970s, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania was one of the most rapidly growing cities in the world. Each year,...

An Obscure Afro-Brazilian “Colony” In Ghana: Accra’s Tabon Community

By Hermann W. von Hesse SOURCE: The Metropole In the summer of 2017, I returned from Madison, Wisconsin to Accra – my hometown and Ghana’s...

Major Elements in African Literature

Source: Britannica.com African literature, the body of traditional oral and written literatures in Afro-Asiatic and African languages together with works written by Africans in European...

The Beautiful Things a Lil Bit

By Nana S. Achampong when I was growing up, my mother was a midwifery teacher; my absent father was a lawyer who did not...

Thoughts on contemporary African Literary criticism

By Tony E. Afejuku, The Guardian, Nigeria 19 February 2017: What is the correct state of contemporary African Literary criticism? This is certainly not a simple...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Ama Ata Aidoo – books podcast

In this podcast recorded in 2012, author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shares why she admires the 'old-fashioned social realism' of the Ghanaian writer's No Sweetness...

Acculturation and Language Acquisition

Acculturation and Language Acquisition: A Look at Schumann's Acculturation Model By Jacob Chizzo, Islamic Saudi Academy, Alexandria, Virginia. Submitted June 30, 2002 Abstract This is a brief overview of the...

Phases of African Postcolonial Literature

BY NASRULLAH MAMBROL African literature, an area where the relationship of the artist with the land is absolutely recognised and understood, covers a huge range of...