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A Teacher's Guide to African Narratives
     

A Teacher's Guide to African Narratives

by Sara T O'Brien, S. O'Brien
 

ISBN-10: 0325000395

ISBN-13: 9780325000398

Pub. Date: 04/03/1998

Publisher: Heinemann

Sara Talis O'Brien has produced a highly readable and informative guide for secondary school teachers who want to include African literature in their classes. Her book offers detailed information on the aesthetic, cultural, and historical context of six texts from West, East, and Southern Africa (all of which are available through Heinemann). O'Brien also provides

Overview

Sara Talis O'Brien has produced a highly readable and informative guide for secondary school teachers who want to include African literature in their classes. Her book offers detailed information on the aesthetic, cultural, and historical context of six texts from West, East, and Southern Africa (all of which are available through Heinemann). O'Brien also provides author biographies and annotated bibliographies to further assist teachers in their class preparations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325000398
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
04/03/1998
Series:
Studies in African Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.26(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Purpose, Audience, Scope, Overall Themes

Buchi Emecheta and The Joys of Motherhood

Okot p'Bitek and Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol

Ngugi wa Thiong'o and A Grain of Wheat

Bessie Head and When Rainclouds Gather

Alex La Guma and Time of the Butcherbird

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