Overview:African Literature, African Critics: The Forming of Critical Standards, 1947-1966 - From a forest of controversies and opinions by African and non-African critics and writers, Bishop has been able to elicit strong paradigms of critical and theoretical evaluation of African literature by Africans themselves, and therein lies the abiding merit of this book.Modern Fiction StudiesThe years immediately following World War II saw an extraordinary literary development in Black sub-Saharan Africa--the emergence of a virtually new literature. This phenomenon became the center of critical controversy as writers, commentators, and scholars attempted to forge a set of aesthetic standards for this new literature. Although the European contribution to this discussion is will known, the views of African critics, who have been writing voluminously on the subject since the 1940s, have been given far less attention. In this study, Bishop provides the first systematic examination of how Africans themselves have evaluated African literature in English and French from the early postwar years to the opening of the first World Festival of Negro Arts in 1966.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726408-9780313259180. It was written by the following authors: David Rand Bishop. Book African Literature, African Critics: The Forming of Critical Standards, 1947-1966, which can be read online, published by the company: ABC-CLIO. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Poetry, Criticism, Drama. The book was published on 1988-07-22 00:00:00. It has 225 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 501 g. File for download African Literature, African Critics: The Forming of Critical Standards, 1947-1966 has PDF format and is called african-literature-african-critics-the-forming-of-critical-standards-1947-1966.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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