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Author Lindfors, Bernth.

Title Long drums and canons : teaching and researching African literatures / Bernth Lindfors.

Published Trenton, NJ : African World Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  896.007 LIND MF30    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 188 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-171) and index.
Contents Why Not African Literature? -- Where English Departments Can Go -- Comparative Neglect -- The Teaching of African Literature in Comparative Literature Programs in the United States -- The Teaching of African Literature at Anglophone African Universities: An Instructive Canon -- Big Shots and Little Shots of the Canon -- Achebe and the Indians -- D. O. Fagunwa as an Educator -- Okot's Last Blast: An Attempt at Curricular Reform in Uganda after Idi Amin -- On Disciplining Students in a Non-discipline -- The New Racism -- Desert Gold: Irrigation Schemes for Ending the Book Drought -- The Six Commandments -- Towards a Nigerian Literary Archive -- The Future of African Literary Studies.
Subject African literature -- Study and teaching.
African literature (English) -- Study and teaching.
African literature -- Study and teaching -- United States.
ISBN 0865434360
0865434379 (pbk.)