n English in Africa - The representation of child deprivation in three contemporary African novels : an exploration

Volume 39, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-8902



This discussion of the representation of child deprivation in contemporary African fiction involves the following three novels (in alphabetical order): (Abdulrazak Gurnah, Tanzania 1994), (Chimamanda Adichie, Nigeria 2006), and (Henrietta Rose-Innes, South Africa 2004). As the countries of origin of the selected writers indicate, I have sought to reflect the diversity of African cultures as far as possible.

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