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Octavo, black leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, 255 pp. Near-Fine, with light rubbing to gilt letters and small former-owner signature; in a Near-Fine, mylar protected dust jacket with light rubbing. From dust jacket: What special problems confront the modern African writer? Who is his audience? his publisher? his judge? How does each of these influence his artistic perceptions? How does he, on one hand, impart his vision of life -- rooted as it is in his African experience -- to his European audience? Conversely, how does the Western-educated African elite influence his subject matter? What about the large native population that is mostly uneducated by Western standards? There are some of the questions Phanuel Egejuru answers in her brilliant analysis of African literature, which focuses, in turn, on its audience, place of publication, language, content, and form...
Title: Black Writers: White Audience. A Critical Approach to African Literature.
Location Published: Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, An Exposition-University Book, (1978). First Edition.
Categories: African American History
Seller ID: 2023gls