Key Theories of Houston A. Baker, JR

Finding common ground between theory and the ‘founding condition of Afro-American intellectual history’, Houston A. Baker, Jr argues that both seek explanations at a ‘metalevel’. Baker comes to this conclusion because of the way in which his intellectual project is always firmly grounded in the history of Afro-American existence, especially an awareness of the uprooting,… Read More Key Theories of Houston A. Baker, JR

Phases of African Postcolonial Literature

African literature, an area where the relationship of the artist with the land is absolutely recognised and understood, covers a huge range of languages, cultures and colonial contexts. Literature in the African continent has its basis mainly in the traditions of South African, Francophone and Anglophone literatures. Apartheid and racial discrimination form the primary concern… Read More Phases of African Postcolonial Literature