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Title Teaching the African novel / edited by Gaurav Desai

Publ Info New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2009
 RWU Main Library  PL8010.6 .T43 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 427 pages ; 24 cm
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Series Modern Language Association of America options for teaching ; 24
Options for teaching ; 24
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : teaching the African novel / Gaurav Desai -- Pt. I. Theories and methods -- African novels and the question of theory / Olakunle George -- Marxist approaches to the African novel / Nicholas Brown -- Why history matters in the African novel / Eleni Coundouriotis -- Political critique and resistance in African fiction / Tejumola Olaniyan -- Women writers and gender in the sub-Saharan novel / Odile Cazenave -- Translation and the African novel : reading as re/membering / Lisa McNee -- Pt. II. Regional imperatives, thematic categories -- Rethinking the Arab African novel : a case for thematization / Zahr Said Stauffer -- Approaches to teaching the Maghrebian novel : allegory at the crossroads / Jarrod Hayes -- The novel, historiography, and the griot epic in the Sahel / Christopher Wise -- Approaches to teaching Islam in the West African novel / Shirin Edwin -- Unveiling the African legacy in Spanish : novels from Equatorial Guinea / Dosinda García-Alvite -- Teaching lusophone African fiction / Fernando Arenas -- The pleasures of the political : apartheid and postapartheid South African fiction / Louise Bethlehem -- Language, multiple worlds, and material culture in the teaching of African migrant fiction / Brenda Cooper -- East African fiction and globalization / Peter Kalliney -- Pt. III. Pedagogical and instructional contexts -- The African novel in a course on the twentieth-century novel in English / S. Shankar -- The francophone African novel in the French-language classroom / Mohamed Kamara -- Introducing African novels in a web-enhanced community college survey course / Cora Agatucci -- Between three African locations : teaching Chinua Achebe's 'Things fall apart' at the Universities of Ibadan, Zululand, and Cape Town / Harry Garuba -- The blank maps of difficult desires : sexuality and African literature in the classroom / Neville Hoad -- Confessions of a disinterested didact : teaching Nadine Gordimer's 'Burger's daughter' / R. Radhakrishnan -- Creating contested space through the "nervous conditions" of postcolonial theories / Kimberly Wedeven Segall -- Reading the popular : Onitsha Market romance and the practice of everyday life / Onookome Okome
LC subject African fiction -- Study and teaching
African fiction (English) -- Study and teaching
Africa -- In literature
Add Author Desai, Gaurav Gajanan, editor
ISBN 9781603290371 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1603290370 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781603290388 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1603290389 (pbk. : alk. paper)