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Title:Preserving the Landscape of Imagination: Children's Literature in Africa
Editors:Granqvist, RaoulISNI
Martini, JürgenISNI
Year:1997
Periodical:Matatu: Journal for African Culture and Society (ISSN 0932-9714)
Volume:17-18
Pages:361
Language:English
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:youth literature
literature
External link:https://brill.com/view/title/30197
Abstract:This special issue on children's literature in Africa contains the following articles: African children's literature or literature for African children? by Sam Mbure; Information ou intoxication? Le rôle du péritexte dans quelques ouvrages de romancières africaines publiés 'à l'intention des jeunes', by Jean-Marie Volet; 'Who is building the house?' Myth, nation and culture in African and Caribbean children's literatures, by Raoul Granqvist; Sense and sensibility in African children's play songs: the Igede example, by Ode S. Ogede; 'Please don't kill me': children in the Liberian civil war, by Holger Ehling; 'Mes flèches blanches', ou Roger Nikiema et la poésie illustrée pour enfants, by Salaka Sanou; Illustrating for children, by Mabel Segun; Desert survival and wilderness adventures: juvenile literature for a young Namibian nation? by Andrée-Jeanne Tötemeyer; Theatre for children in South Africa, by Zakes Mda; The Nigerian children's literary scene: a view from inside, by Abiola Odejide; Children's literature in Nigeria: revolutionary omissions, by Marie Linton Umeh; The teenage fiction of Nwachukwu-Agbada and Eddie Iroh: the child protagonist and human development, by Ezenwa-Ohaeto; Autobiography for children: Mabel Segun's 'My father's daughter' and 'My mother's daughter', by Jürgen Martini; Writing and publishing for children in Africa, by Flora Nwapa.

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