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CFP: Canonicity and Literary History in Africa

CFP: Canonicity and Literary History in Africa

The African Literature Division invites submissions for a panel on canonicity at the MLA Convention in Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016

 

What story would an African literary history tell?  What would it omit? Have particular social or aesthetic forces contributed to canon-making?  Which once-classic works have become icons, which disappeared into literary obscurity?

 

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