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The Cambridge history of African and Caribbean literature

Corporate Authors: Cambridge University Press., Cambridge histories online.
Other Authors: Irele, Abiola., Gikandi, Simon.
Format: Online Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Online Access:Online version [v. 1]
Online version [v. 2]
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Table of Contents:
  • Africa and orality / Liz Gunner
  • The folktale and its extensions / Kwesi Yankah
  • Festivals, ritual, and drama in Africa / Tejumola Oaniyan
  • Arab and Berber oral traditions in North Africa / Sabra Webber
  • Heroic and praise poetry in South Africa / Lupenga Mphande
  • African oral epics / Isidore Okpehwo
  • The oral tradition in the African diaspora / Maureen Warner-Lewis
  • Carnival and the folk origins of West Indian drama / Keith Q. Warner
  • Africa and writing / Alain Ricard
  • Ethiopian literature / Teodros Kiros
  • African literature in Arabic / Farida Abu-Haidar
  • The Swahili literary tradition : an intercultural heritage / Alamin M. Mazrui
  • Africa and the European Renaissance / Silvie Kandé
  • The literature of slavery and abolition / Moira Ferguson
  • Discourses of empire / Robert Eric Livingston
  • African-language literatures of southern Africa / Daniel P. Kuene
  • Gikuyu literature : development from early Christian writings to Ngũgĩ's later novels / Ann Biersteker
  • The emergence of written Hausa literature / Ousseina Alidou
  • Literature in Yorùbá : poetry and prose; traveling theatre and modern drama / Karin Barber
  • African literature and the colonial factor / Simon Gikandi
  • The formative journals and institutions / Milton Krieger
  • Literature in Afrikaans / Ampie Coetzee
  • East African literature in English / Simon Gikandi
  • Anglophone literature of Central Africa / Flora Veit-Wild and Anthony Chennells
  • West African literature in English : beginnings to the mid-seventies / Dan Izevbaye
  • South African literature in English / David Attwell
  • African literature in French : Sub-Saharan Africa during the colonial period / Mildred Mortimer
  • North African literature in French / Patricia Geesey
  • Francophone literatures of the Indian Ocean / Bénédicte Maguière
  • African literature in Spanish / M'bre N'gom
  • African literature in Portuguese / Russell Hamilton
  • Popular literature in Africa / Ode S. Ogede
  • Caribbean literature in French : origins and development / Nick Nesbitt
  • Caribbean literature in Spanish / Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert
  • Anglophone Caribbean literature / Elaine Savory
  • The Harlem Renaissance and the Negritude movement / F. Abiola Irele
  • Postcolonial Caribbean identities / J. Michael Dash
  • African literature and post-independence disillusionment / Derek Wright
  • "Postcolonial" African and Caribbean literature / Adele King
  • Modernism and postmodernism in African literature / Ato Quayson.