Afrika-literatuur: African Library – Annie Gagiano
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African literature: African Library – Annie Gagiano
Writers talk books, writing and everything in between.
Dis tyd dat die uitgewers hul trots in hul sak steek en die erkenning aan Floris Brown gee wat hom toekom. Of gaan ons, soos in die geval van ’n ander reus en bruin gemeenskapsdigter, Adam Small, wag totdat dit reeds te laat is?
Published in the Heinemann African Writers Series in 1975, Nkem Nwankwo’s novel succeeded his highly popular first (comic) novel, Dando (1964).
Annie Gagiano on African texts.
This powerful novel by a Somali woman presently living in Dubai might be described as a combination of historical novel, sociological study and thriller
Seydou Badian wrote the text under discussion in this issue of The African Library in 1954 – when his country, Mali, was still known as French Sudan – and composed it in French, the language of his colonial education.
Yusuf Idris is considered one of the great authors – particularly as a short story writer – in the Arabic literary world.