Posts tagged "African Literature"
Poetry Please: Wole Soyinka, "Lost Poems"

Poetry Please: Wole Soyinka, “Lost Poems”

Lost Poems by Wole Soyinka Wole Soyinka (*1934) is one of the founding fathers of modern African literature. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. More about Wole Soyinka. Wole Soyinka’s poetry. Lost Poems by Wole Soyinka Wole Soyinka (*1934) is one of the founding fathers of modern African literature. He received the...
Out of Africa: An Imperial Reading List of a Continent

Out of Africa: An Imperial Reading List of a Continent

Wendy L. Belcher, in a mail dated 6 September 2012 in H-NET List for African Literature and Cinema, queried for assistance in the selection of “recent African novels” to complement a list that she and her colleague Janice Spleth (and others) were compiling. The idea is/was to form a virtual reading group, which is just...
Holger's Week in Publishing (48/13)

Holger’s Week in Publishing (48/13)

I have just arrived in Mexico to attend the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, which is one of the highlights of my annual schedule. But the fair only opens tomorrow (Saturday), so I will spare the Latin American stories for the coming weeks (I’ll be in Mexico for a month). You may wish to check...