|Module Title||POST-COLONIAL AFRICAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Timothy Woods|
|Course delivery||Seminar||20 Hours 10 x 2 hrs|
|Assessment||Continuous assessment||2 essays (2,500 words each)||100%|
|Resit assessment||Resubmit any failed elements and/or make good any missing elements.|
This option will introduce students to African literatures written in English, in the context of recent debates in postcolonial theory. It will focus upon writing and national identity, colonialism, and racism in African writing. Section A will concentrate on East and West African writing, and Section B will scrutinise South African writing, and the politics of apartheid.