Representations of Africa in Nineteenth-Century Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Achebe, Chinua. “An Image of Africa.” In The Chancellor's Lecture Series 1974-1975, pp. 31-43. Amherst: University of Massachusetts, 1976.

Pioneering lecture, delivered in 1975, in which Achebe discusses the racism in Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness and introduces the topic of racist portrayals of Africans in works by Western writers to literary and scholarly discourse.

Ammons, Elizabeth. “Uncle Tom's Cabin, Empire, and Africa.” In Approaches to Teaching Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, edited by Elizabeth Ammons and Susan Belasco, pp. 68-76. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2000....

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