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London: Macmillan, 1978; Robert Fraser. Larson's claim of "few Africanisms" in Armah's novels is what he says has been derived from what this novelist says about his works.

London: Macmillan, 1978; Robert Fraser. The Novels of Ayi Kwei Armah, London: Heinemann, 1980: Henry Chakava. Charles larson on armah's works. In "Larsony or Fiction as Criticism," an article which is essentially a rejoinder to Larson's criticism, Armah indicts Larson of using unscholarly methods by not indicating his source of information.

Ayi Kwei Armah is perhaps the most versatile, innovative, and provocative . The Novels of Ayi Kwei Armah: A Study in Polemical Fiction. London: Heinemann, 1979. Gakwandi, Shatto Arthur.

Ayi Kwei Armah is perhaps the most versatile, innovative, and provocative of the younger generation of postwar African novelists, and like all authors who express extreme views in their books, he has become a controversial figure in both African and Western critical circles. The controversy has centered exclusively on the works and not on the man, about whom extremely little is known. He first lived in Tanzania, where he taught African literature and creative writing. From 1972 to 1976, he was teaching the same subjects in Lesotho.

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com's Robert Fraser Author Page. Novels of Ayi Kwei Armah: A Study in Polemical Fiction (Studies in African Literature) Jun 1, 1980. The Making of the Golden Bough: The Origins and Growth of an Argument May 4, 1990.

Though African literature's history is as long as it is rich, most of the popular works have come out since 1950, especially .

Though African literature's history is as long as it is rich, most of the popular works have come out since 1950, especially the noteworthy Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Looking beyond the most recent works is necessary to understand the complete development of this collection of literature. Ayi Kwei Armah’s novels are known for their intense, powerful depictions of political devastation and social frustration in Armah’s native Ghana, told from the point of view of the individual. His works were greatly influenced by French existential philosophers, such as Jean Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, and as such hold themes of despair, disillusionment and irrationality.

I love reading studies/literary overviews or appraisals of African writers in particular, and this is a very good work. It offers a lot of insights into the first five novels of the magnificent Ayi Kwei Armah from Ghana. Zandile marked it as to-read Oct 07, 2011. Van is currently reading it Feb 27, 2012. Sundance Kidd marked it as to-read Nov 22, 2014. Faure Pissama marked it as to-read Sep 27, 2015. Petunia Parasi marked it as to-read Oct 10, 2015.

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The Journal of Modern African Studies. The Novels of Ayi Kwei Armah: a study in polemical fiction by Robert Fraser London, Heinemann, 1980. Notes on ‘The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born’ by Jan Todd Harlow, Longman York Press, 1982.

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Novels of Ayi Kwei Armah (Studies in African literature) download epub
Author: Robert Fraser
ISBN: 0435913018
Category: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks (February 4, 1980)
Pages: 113 pages