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The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

by Maureen Gallery Kovacs

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|August 1, 1989

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Since the discovery over one hundred years ago of a body of Mesopotamian poetry preserved on clay tablets, what has come to be known as the Epic of Gilgamesh has been considered a masterpiece of ancient literature. It recounts the deeds of a hero-king of ancient…
Caribbean Literature In Transition, 1970-2020: Volume 3

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Heart of Darkness: The Original 1902 Edition

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"Heart of Darkness" remains one of the most provocative English novels of the twentieth century, exploring timeless themes such as:  human depravity, racism, and madness.  This edition is based on the one published in Conrad's collection…
Post-apartheid Gothic: White South African Writers And Space

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African Migration Narratives: Politics, Race, and Space

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Women Fight, Women Write: Texts on the Algerian War

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Today, the "fight to write"—the struggle to become the legitimate chronicler of one’s own story—is being waged and won by women across mediums and borders. But such battles of authorship extend well beyond a single cultural moment. In her…
The Bride Price: A Novel Second Edition
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|January 7, 2014

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First published in 1976, this great literary classic follows a young Nigerian woman who rejects the patriarchal traditions of her culture to find love and happiness in the western world. With pure honesty and subtle protest, Buchi Emecheta chronicles the unfair…
A Study Guide to Chinua Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah

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This study note is suitable for English Literature A-Literature and undergraduate students. The book offers a high standard of literary criticism, ideas and thought-provoking questions.The guide is written by a literary critic, teacher at the tertiary level, who…
The Postcolonial Animal: African Literature And Posthuman Ethics

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Despite the central role that animals play in African writing and daily life, African literature and African thinkers remain conspicuously absent from the field of animal studies. The Postcolonial Animal: African Literature and Posthuman Ethics demonstrates the…
Midnight & Other Poems
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|December 1, 2008

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Midnight and Other Poems is the first full-length poetry collection to be published in the UK by this remarkable Palestinian writer, previously known to English-language readers for his highly-acclaimed autobiography I Saw Ramallah (Bloomsbury, 2004). Mourid…
Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

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Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams explores the relationship between art and political power in society, taking as its starting point the experience of writers in contemporary Africa, where they are often seen as the enemy of the postcolonial state. This study, in…
The Author As Cannibal: Rewriting In Francophone Literature As A Postcolonial Genre, 1969-1995

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