all ebooks in category: African Literary Criticism (8)

In the Presence of Absence
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1935744011 | 200 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

One of the most transcendent poets of his generation, Darwish composed this remarkable elegy at the apex of his creativity, but with the full knowledge …

Chinua Achebe and the Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language (Repost)
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319513303 | PDF | pages: 181 | 9.0 mb

This book examines vital intersections of narration, linguistic innovation, and political insight that distinguish Chinua Achebe’s fiction as well as his non-fiction commentaries. Each chapter …

Outposts of Progress: Joseph Conrad, Modernism and (Post)colonialism
English | ISBN: 1775820815 | 2015 | EPUB | 256 pages | 1 MB

The relationship between modernist and postcolonial literature has been theorised by critics in Britain, Europe and America since the late 1980s. For the first time, …

Drawing the Line: Toward an Aesthetics of Transitional Justice (Just Ideas)
English | November 11, 2013 | ISBN: 0823254151 | 224 pages | PDF | 15 Mb

Drawing the Line examines the ways in which cultural, political, and legal lines are imagined, drawn, crossed, erased, and redrawn in post-apartheid South Africa―through literary …

Reading Coetzee's Women
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 253 Pages | ISBN : 303019776X | 3.61 MB

This is the first book to focus entirely on the under-researched but crucial topic of women in the work of J. M. Coetzee, generally regarded …

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The Primeval Flood Catastrophe: Origins and Early Development in Mesopotamian Traditions
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0199676208, 0198843410 | 304 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Previous research on Mesopotamian Flood traditions tended to focus on a few textual sources. How the traditions originated and developed as a whole has not …

Prose of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0231156944, 0231156952 | 248 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

Everyday life in the far outposts of empire can be static, empty of the excitement of progress. A pervading sense of banality and boredom are, …

The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World
2012 | ISBN: 110702305X, 1108449603 | English | 312 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Oratory and sermons had a fixed place in the religious and civic rituals of pre-modern Muslim societies and were indispensible for transmitting religious knowledge, legitimizing …