AFR322H1: The Contemporary African Novel

Hours

24S

Previous Course Number

NEW322H1, NEW322Y1

Novels written in the last forty years by English, French and Portuguese-speaking Africans. Ideological views concerning colonialism and neo-colonialism. Tradition, religious and secular; the use of African symbolism. A small number of historical and sociological texts are recommended as essential background reading. Works not written in English are read in translation. (Offered in alternate years)

Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)