Apr 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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AFA 480 - Africa in 20th Century Anglophone World Literature


At least junior standing, a 300-level course in literature, a course in African literature; or consent of instructor. (3) H

Depictions of Africa in multiple world literary traditions, by renowned writers including Joseph Conrad, Joyce Cary, Toni Morrison, V.S. Naipaul, Derek Walcott, Nawal El Sadaawi, Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Dennis Brutus, and Ngugi Wa Thiong’o. Analysis of changing perspectives, from Africa as “other world” to contemporary visions of acceptance and identification; connections between literary works and their socio-political/ideological contexts. Also listed as CPL 480 .Graded ABCDE.



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