Engl. 555/755

African Literatures

Spring Semester 2008

MWF 12:00-12:50, Grubbs 312

Instructor: Dr. K. Nichols

Research Resources

African Writers

Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart (Nigeria)

Ama Ata Aidoo, No Sweetness Here and Other Stories (Ghana)

Mariama Bâ, So Long a Letter (Senegal)

Senegalese Poetry (Senegal)

Wole Soyinka, The Lion and the Jewel (Nigeria)

Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali (Mali)

Afro-Caribbean Writers

Michelle Cliff, No Telephone to Heaven (Jamaica)

Edwidge Danticat (Haiti)

Popular Culture: Reggae, Calypso, Carnival

Sugar Cane Alley (Martinique)

Derek Walcott (St. Lucia)

Women Caribbean Poets

Afro-American Writers

Lorraine Hansberry

Harlem Renaissance Writers

Charles Johnson

Suzann-Lori Parks

Nichols Home Page

Course Syllabus

Reading Schedule

Writing Assignments