By Simon Gikandi
The main finished reference paintings on African literature so far, this booklet covers the entire key ancient and cultural matters within the box. The Encyclopedia comprises over six hundred entries protecting feedback and thought, African literature's improvement as a box of scholarship, and reviews of validated and lesser-known writers and their texts. whereas the best percentage of literary paintings in Africa has been a manufactured from the 20 th century, the Encyclopedia additionally covers the literature again to the earliest eras of story-telling and oral transmission, making this a special and priceless source for these learning social sciences in addition to humanities. This paintings comprises cross-references, feedback for additional interpreting, and a accomplished index.