NEW322H1: The Contemporary African Novel

Previous Course Number: 
NEW322Y1
Hours: 
24S

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)