Evangelizing African Culture; Africa’s Literary Giants

Evangelizing African Culture; Africa’s Literary Giants

For so many centuries the idea and concept of the true meaning of literature was mainly Eurocentric, the African perspective was neglected and in some cases disregarded even, however today this is not the case as African writers have scaled through different levels of criticism to stand shoulder to shoulder with other legendary writers. These individuals have distinguished themselves from the many and have brilliantly and successfully launched the African perspective into the spotlight, providing a better narrative for our great continent.

 

Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart
Ng’ugi wa Thiong’o
A Grain of Wheat
Wole Soyinka
Ake
Chimamanda Adichie
Americanah
Camara Laye
The African Child
Ayi Kwei Armah
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
Mariam Ba
So Long A Letter
Ben Okri
The Famished Road
Buchi Emecheta
The Joys of Motherhood
Bessie Head
When the Rain Clouds Gather
Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
Coming to Birth

 

 

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