Representing Africa in Children's Literature
Old and New Ways of Seeing
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Representing Africa in Children’s Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children’s and young adult literature set in Africa, examining issues regarding colonialism, the politics of representation, and the challenges posed to both "insiders" and "outsiders" writing about Africa for children.
- Category: Literary Criticism
- Published: 13 December 2007
- Publisher: Taylor and Francis
- Print Length: 168 Pages
- Language: English