n Institute of African Studies Research Review - The in Cameroon Anglophone literature : John Nkemngong Nkengasong's and Margaret Afuh's

Volume 26, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0855-4412



This paper investigates the genre in postcolonial Cameroon Anglophone fiction through a textual analysis of John Nkemngong Nkengasong's and Margaret Afuh's . It seeks to show that these two writers have borrowed a foreign genre and successfully manipulated its original template to highlight the problems between the individuals' aims and the socio-cultural, political and economic values of the post colony. It also aims at demonstrating that a close reading of these texts deepens our understanding of the in the Cameroon literary context and its inevitable relationship to questions of identity.

Ce papier examine le dans la fiction postcoloniale anglophone camerounaise à travers une étude textuelle d' de John Nkemngong Nkengasong et de de Margaret Afuh. L'étude cherche à démontrer que ces deux romanciers ont emprunté un genre étranger et ont manipulé avec succès sa structure originale pour parler des problèmes entre les désirs de l'individu et des valeurs socioculturelles, politiques et économiques de la post colonie. Une analyse textuelle des deux textes approfondis notre connaissance du dans le contexte littéraire camerounaise et sa relation inévitable avec les questions d'identités.

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