The making and unmaking of a white Africanist

Philipson, Robert
March 1994
Research in African Literatures;Spring94, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p93
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Relates the experiences of the author in his efforts to specialize and teach African literature. Selection of English as undergraduate course; Introduction of knowledge of indigenous culture by African scholars; Continuation of work in Swahili; Civilization of Swahili coast stretched back one thousand years; Specialization of on racial identity.


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