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

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Gods and soldiers : the Penguin anthology of contemporary African writing
Title
Gods and soldiers
Title remainder
the Penguin anthology of contemporary African writing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rob Spillman
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ara
  • eng
Dewey number
808.8/9960904
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN849.A352
LC item number
G63 2009
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Spillman, Rob
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  • African literature
  • African literature (English)
Label
Gods and soldiers : the Penguin anthology of contemporary African writing, edited by Rob Spillman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction by Robert Spillman -- West Africa: Nonfiction. Chinua Achebe (Nigeria): The African writer and the English language -- Fiction. Helon Habila (Nigeria): from Waiting for an angel -- Mohammed Neseehu Ali (Ghana): The manhood test -- Chris Abani (Nigeria): from Becoming Abigail -- E. C. Osondu (Nigeria): Voice of America -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria): 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. Nng'g' 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): from Stranger shores -- 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 Vladislavi' (South Africa): "The whites only bench"
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xix, 344 p.
Isbn
9780143114734
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008038434
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(CGarP)oka00859981
Label
Gods and soldiers : the Penguin anthology of contemporary African writing, edited by Rob Spillman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction by Robert Spillman -- West Africa: Nonfiction. Chinua Achebe (Nigeria): The African writer and the English language -- Fiction. Helon Habila (Nigeria): from Waiting for an angel -- Mohammed Neseehu Ali (Ghana): The manhood test -- Chris Abani (Nigeria): from Becoming Abigail -- E. C. Osondu (Nigeria): Voice of America -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria): 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. Nng'g' 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): from Stranger shores -- 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 Vladislavi' (South Africa): "The whites only bench"
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xix, 344 p.
Isbn
9780143114734
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008038434
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(CGarP)oka00859981

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