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The Bukusu of Kenya: Folktales, Culture and Social Identities

by Namulundah Florence

2011, 200 pp, paper, ISBN 978-1-61163-025-1


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Contemporary African Literature: New Approaches

by Tanure Ojaide

2012, 208 pp, paper, ISBN 978-1-61163-029-9


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In Praise of Greatness: The Poetics of African Adulation

by Toyin Falola

2019, 1056 pp, jacketed hardback, ISBN 978-1-5310-1186-4


Literary Pan-Africanism cover

Literary Pan-Africanism: History, Contexts, and Criticism

by Christel N. Temple

2005, 208 pp, paper, ISBN 978-0-89089-848-2


Literary Spaces cover

Literary Spaces: Introduction to Comparative Black Literature

by Christel N. Temple

2007, 654 pp, paper, ISBN 978-0-89089-564-1


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Mandela: Tributes to a Global Icon

Edited by: Toyin Falola

2014, 358 pp, jacketed hardback, ISBN 978-1-61163-651-2


The Muse of Anomy cover
Oral and Written Expressions of African Cultures cover

Oral and Written Expressions of African Cultures

by Toyin Falola, Fallou Ngom

2009, 264 pp, paper, ISBN 978-1-59460-647-2


Poetic Imagination in Black Africa cover

Poetic Imagination in Black Africa: Essays on African Poetry

by Tanure Ojaide

1996, 168 pp, paper, ISBN 978-0-89089-855-0


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Poetry, Performance, and Art: Udje Dance Songs of the Urhobo People

by Tanure Ojaide

2003, 192 pp, hardback, ISBN 978-0-89089-230-5