Pauline Dodgson Special Commissioned Essay on Modern African Literature Further Reading

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Achebe, Chinua. Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays. New York: Doubleday, 1989.

Comprises fourteen essays by Achebe, including “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness,” “The Novelist as Teacher,” and “Colonialist Criticism.”

———. Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays. London: Heinemann, 1975, enlarged and revised edition, New York: Anchor/Doubleday, 1975.

Includes “The African Writer and the English Language.”

Appiah, Kwame Anthony. In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture. New York and Oxford: Oxford University...

(The entire section is 872 words.)