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Africa’s Great Literary Works: Ten of the Best

African literature is a mixed bag, including traditional oral forms and highly sophisticated contemporary novels. African writers have garnered awards and critical acclaim across the globe. This list (in no particular order) includes ten of the most celebrated works to have come out of Africa, and include works by writers across the continent. Though some would want to exclude descendants of colonial settlers, and writers in Arabic (like Mahfouz), in the twenty-first century the category is more inclusive, and the works of all of Africa’s residents is a welcome addition to the literary canon. CONT Here:http://www.myweku.com/2009/11/africa%e2%80%99s-great-literary-works-ten-...

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