MODERN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE NOVEL
Session
Full Term Session
Class Number
28208
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
8/19/2020 - 12/5/2020
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
The course will explore selected texts of African literature written in English or translated into English. It covers major modern African fiction and its role in explaining African politics, culture, and religion. Appropriate audio-visual material is included to give students a basic but comprehensive background in postcolonial African literature and culture. Chinua Achebe's things fall apart, Agambila's postcolonial fiction, Mariama Ba's so long letter, as well as Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka's and other representative works will be studied.
Class Attributes
UPB Global General Ed. Requirement
UPB Literature General Ed. Requirement
Class Details
Instructor(s)
Biodun Ogundayo
Meets
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:15PM
Meeting Dates
08/19/2020 - 12/05/2020
Room
159 Sports and Fitness Center
Campus
Bradford Campus
Location
Bradford Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials

Americanah

College Text
Status Required
ISBN 9780307455925
Author Adichie
Publisher RH
Published 14
Price 16.00 USD
Notes Used Price: $12.00 subject to change

So Long a Letter

College Text
Status Required
ISBN 9780435905552
Author Ba
Publisher Heinemann
Published 81
Price 13.50 USD
Notes Used Price: $10.25 subject to change

Women at Point Zero

College Text
Status Required
ISBN 9781783605941
Author Saadawi
Publisher Zedbk
Edition 2nd
Published 15
Price 14.95 USD
Notes Used Price: $11.25 subject to change

Joys of Motherhood

College Text
Status Required
ISBN 9780807616239
Author Emecheta
Publisher Nort
Edition 2nd
Published 13
Price 15.00 USD
Notes Used Price: $11.25 subject to change

Homegoing

College Text
Status Required
ISBN 9781101971062
Author Gyasi
Publisher Doubl
Published 17
Price 17.00 USD
Notes Used Price: $12.75 subject to change

Question of Power

College Text
Status Required
ISBN 9781478634690
Author Head
Publisher Wave
Published 74
Price 16.00 USD
Notes Used Price: $12.00 subject to change

Unbowed:Memoir

College Text
Status Required
ISBN 9780307275202
Author Maathai
Publisher Zedbk
Edition 2nd
Published 15
Price 14.95 USD
Notes Used Price: $14.95 subject to change
Class Availability
Status
Wait List
Seats Taken
6
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
6
Unrestricted Seats
0
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
10