Anglophone-Cameroon Literature: An Introduction
By: Emmanuel Fru Doh (author)Hardback
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Against a disturbing political backdrop and through an in-depth appraisal of selected illustrative texts from major genres-poetry, prose, and drama-Emmanuel Fru Doh presents the origins and growth of a young but potent literature. To him, Anglophone-Cameroon literature is a weapon in the hands of an oppressed English speaking minority in his native Cameroon, Africa, who were unfairly manipulated by the United Nations and Britain into a skewed federation in the name of an independence deal.
Emmanuel Fru Doh, a native of Cameroon, is professor in the Department of English at Century College.
TABLE OF CONTENTS DEDICATION PREFACE TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION: THE EMERGENCE OF A "NATION" CHAPTER TWO. ORAL LITERATURE IN ANGLOPHONE-CAMEROON CHAPTER THREE. PROSE: THE NOVEL AND THE IMPACT OF COLONIZATION CHAPTER FOUR. THEATRE, NATIONHOOD, AND THE QUESTION OF INDEPENDENCE CHAPTER FIVE. POETRY AND THE REPUBLIC CHAPTER SIX. CONCLUSION WORKS CITED INDEX ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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