Franklin

Gods and soldiers : the Penguin anthology of contemporary African writing / edited by Rob Spillman.

Publication:
New York : Penguin Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 344 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
African literature -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
African literature (English) -- 20th century.
Contents:
Introduction / by Robert Spillman
West Africa. Nonfiction. Chinua Achebe (Nigeria): The African writer and the English language
Fiction. Helon Habila (Nigeria): Lomba
Mohammed Neseehu Ali (Ghana): The manhood test
Chris Abani (Nigeria): from Becoming Abigail
E.C. Osondu (Nigeria): Voice of America
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria): from Half of a yellow sun
Francophone Africa. Nonfiction. Patrice Nganang (Cameroon): The Senghor complex
Fiction. Alain Mabanckou (Congo): from Broken window
Fatou Diome (Senegal): from The belly of the Atlantic
Boubacar Boris Diop (Senegal): from Murambi, the book of bones
North Africa. Nonfiction. Laila Lalami (Morocco): The politics of reading
Fiction. Nawal El Saadawi (Egypt): from Woman at point zero
Mohamed Magani (Algiers): from The butcher's aesthetics
Aziz Chouaki (Algiers): from The star of Algiers
Leila Aboulela (Sudan): "Souvenirs"
East Africa: Nonfiction. Binyavanga Wainaina (Kenya): from Discovering home
Fiction. Nngūgī wa thiong'o (Kenya): from Wizard of the crow
Doreen Baingana (Uganda): "Christianity killed the cat"
Nuruddin Farah (Somalia): from Knots
Abdourahman A. Waberi (Djibouti): from The united states of Africa
Former Portuguese Colonies. Nonfiction. Mia Couto (Mozambique): "Languages we don't know we know"
Fiction. Ondjaki (Angola): "Dragonfly"
José Eduardo Agualusa (Angola): from The book of chameleons
Southern Africa. Nonfiction. J.M. Coetzee (South Africa): "The memoirs of Breyten Breytenbach"
Fiction. Yvonne Vera (Zimbabwe): "Dead swimmers"
Niq Mhlongo (South Africa): from Dog eat dog
Nadine Gordimer (South Africa): "A beneficiary"
Marlene van Niekerk (South Africa): from Agaat
Zakes Mda (South Africa): from Ways of dying
Ivan Vladislavić (South Africa): "The whites only bench".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Spillman, Rob.
ISBN:
9780143114734
0143114735
OCLC:
253634775
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