I’m hesitant to require the purchase of this book for our course, as it’s quite expensive; I will do so if I decide we’ll be making heavy use of it throughout the semester, but I will likely put a copy on reserve at the library and scan some essays for us to read. In any case, it’s a pretty comprehensive collection that gives one a good sense of what’s been happening in the field of African literary theory and criticism. Thought I’d post the amazon link in case you’d like to take a look.
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