MODERN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE NOVEL

 

Subject: CLP

Course Number : 0216

Course Title:  MODERN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE NOVEL

Course Description:

The course will explore selected texts of African literature written in English or translated into English.  It covers major modern African fiction and its role in explaining African politics, culture, and religion.  Appropriate audio-visual material is included to give students a basic but comprehensive background in postcolonial African literature and culture.  Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, Agambila’s postcolonial fiction, Mariama Ba's So Long Letter, as well as Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka's and other representative works will be studied.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Cultures       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  ENG 0102

Course Level: lower level