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African short stories

African short stories

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, African (English)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by Chinua Achebe and C.L. Innes.
    SeriesAfrican writers series
    ContributionsAchebe, Chinua., Innes, Catherine Lynette.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9347.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18126888M
    ISBN 100435905368, 0435905376
    LC Control Number87013327

      I reviewed short stories on Mondays in an earlier, better, and frequently updated version of this blog. I was participating in a feature which is still hosted by The Book Mine , it lives and I’m bringing it back. I (re)start with a list of short stories that are available online, all of which I’ve been meaning to read. The motivation for commencing the study of African short stories a decade ago was provided by the sharp contrast I had observed between Africa, on the one hand, and Europe and the United States, on the other hand, regarding the treatment of the genre of the short story.

    WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES 6 looking tree, he began to climb. The heavy pot, hang-ing in front of him, made hi s ascent almost impossible. Again and again he tried to reach the top of the tree, where he intended to hang the pot. There, he thought, Wisdom would indeed be beyond the reach of every one but himself. He was unable, however, to carry out. This page highlights literary works in the American Literature library by prominent African American authors, such as Langston Hughes and civil rights leaders who advanced abolition, such as Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. Stephen Crane's short story A Dark Brown Dog is included due to its symbolism during Reconstruction (the dog represents emancipated .

    Short Tales from the San / Bushmen & Chrigi-in-Africa,Ranger of the San Clan. The folk tales and stories of the San are unique in many ways, as it bring to life the magic of the African wildlife and educate at the same time. With one of the oldest cultures in the world, the Bushmen of Southern Africa has a rich story-telling culture. African Writers Series (AWS) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since The series has ensured an international voice to major African writers—including Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Steve Biko, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nadine Gordimer, Buchi Emecheta, and Okot p' emphasis is on Anglophone Africa, although .


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