2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Sep 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ML 270 - Introduction to African Literature

(3.00 cr.)

Students are provided with an introductory knowledge of African literature, from the nineteenth century to the present. The cultural trajectories that run through precolonial Africa, colonialism, and the postindependence period are mapped for three countries, usually Nigeria, Senegal, and Algeria. Other issues such as negritude, the pan-African movement, and Islam are examined. The course focuses primarily on prose, the novel, the short story, and the essay. IAF



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