African Images in Literature

This course examines the different ways in which African writers have represented the continent of Africa by focusing on their struggle to develop authentic forms and images. Through the reading of selected folk tales, novels, and poems from different African societies, participants consider such issues as the influence of colonialism on creative writing; the politics of African culture; race and class; the images and status of women.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Africana Studies
Number: 
AFRSTY150-01C
Semester: 
Spring 2019
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 to Tuesday, February 19, 2019