The Ordeal of the African Writer PDF ePub eBook

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The Ordeal of the African Writer free pdf Only a small number of African writers - Chinua Achebe, Ben Okri, Nuruddin Farah, Wole Soyinka - have become known outside their own continent. They also face enormous obstacles within Africa to get their work published, let alone to support themselves financially from their writing. Charles Larson combines writers' own testimony, pen portraits of their lives, and factual investigation to explore the dimensions of the problem. Who is the readership in Africa? How do African publishing houses treat their authors? What are the consequences of political repression? And can anything be done to build a more supportive environment for African writers?

About Charles Larson

Charles R. Larson is Professor of Literature at The American University.

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Author : Charles Larson
Publisher : Zed Books Ltd
Data Published : 01 August 2001
ISBN : 1856499316
EAN : 9781856499316
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 180 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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