TITLE

African Literature, First Generation

AUTHOR(S)
Macauley, Robie
PUB. DATE
April 1962
SOURCE
New Republic;4/23/62, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9947577

 

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