African Literature, First Generation

Macauley, Robie
April 1962
New Republic;4/23/62, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p32
Focuses on the emergence of African literature in 1962. Names of fiction writers from Nigeria include Chinua Achebe and Cyprian Ekwensi; Suggestion that African author faces difficulties in language, form and psychological attitude toward his material; Differences between French-speaking Africans and those who speak English; Use of traditional culture by Nigerian playwrights Wole Soyinko and John Pepper Clark.


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