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Download EBOOK The Granta Book of the African Short Story PDF for free Autor: Helon Habila (Editor)
ISBN-13: 9781847084132
Publisher: Granta Books
Publisher date: 5/1/2012
Format: PDF, EPUB
File size: 6.40 MB
Language: English

Description of the book "The Granta Book of the African Short Story":

The Granta Book of the African Short Story introduces a group of African writers described by its editor, Helon Habila, as 'the post-nationalist generation'. Presenting a diverse and dazzling collection from all over the continent - from Morocco to Zimbabwe, Uganda to Kenya - Habila has focused on younger, newer writers, contrasted with some of their older, more established peers, to give a fascinating picture of a new and more liberated Africa.

Disdaining the narrowly nationalist and political preoccupations of previous generations, these writers are characterized by their engagement with the wider world and the opportunities offered by the internet PDF, the end of apartheid, the end of civil wars and dictatorships, and the possibilities of free movement around the world. Many of them live outside Africa. Their work is inspired by travel and exile. They are liberated, global and expansive. As Dambudzo Marechera wrote: 'If you're a writer for a specific nation or specific race, then f*** you." These are the stories of a new Africa, punchy, self-confident and defiant.
Includes stories by:
Rachida el-Charni- Henrietta Rose-Innes- George Makana Clark- Ivan Vladislavic- Mansoura Ez-Eldin- Fatou Diome- Aminatta Forna- Manuel Rui- Patrice Nganang- Leila Aboulela- Zoe Wicomb- Alaa PDF Al Aswany- Doreen Baingana- E.C. Osondu


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