Discover and discuss prominent and outstanding works in African literature.
African Lit - The Folklore
A look at the African folklore, a part of oral literature in Africa that were made up of wildly entertaining tales, also meant to be highly educational and disciplinary as well.
African Literature - An Introduction
A look at the beginnings of African literature from the time it was first recognized and acknowledged, to its gradual development, including mentions of well known authors of the sub-genre.
Book Review - Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah features Ifemelu, a Nigerian teenage girl who migrates to the U.S. to seek a better life. She leaves behind a boyfriend with whom she had fallen hopelessly in love, and who loved her back just as much. Read on for the full review!
Chinua Achebe - A Literary Warrior
Chinua Achebe was a true legend; a human literary phenomenon. His death was greatly felt all over the world, as the realization hit home that we had indeed lost a true hero. Read on to know about this great man.
Literary Fiction Book Review - Americanah
Literature and the History of Apartheid
Some of us may or may not be familiar with the term 'apartheid', its meaning, significance and history. This article gives a little insight and history about apartheid and its mark in the literary world.
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Quite a lot of African literature classics have become very well-known globally, as readers from all over the world are recognizing the themes that they portray for the striking works that they are. Check out which books make the top 5 classics in African literature!
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