Remapping African Literature.

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Ibironke, Olabode. Remapping African Literature. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 333, ISBN: 9783319692951.

This book is an exploration of the material conditions of the production of African literature drawing on the archives of Heinemann's African Writers Series to highlight the procedures, relationships, demands, ideologies, and counter-pressures engendered by the publication of three major authors: Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and Ngugi wa Thiongo. As a study of the history and techniques of African literary texts, this book also advances a theory of reciprocity of effects - what it terms...

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