n African Renaissance - Tending one's own garden. A review of Bernard Shaw's 1933 fable : review

Volume 1, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1744-2532
  • E-ISSN: 2516-5305


My recent discovery of Bernard Shaw's (1933) made me realize that Western perspectives of Africa can be surprising and delightful. Professors and pundits too often believe we Negro authors are touchy, too inclined toward the untypical and the improbable. This literary trait reveals itself also in Shaw's portrayal of a young African woman attacking Western values and hypocrisy.

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