The African Novel of Ideas  


The African Novel of Ideas
Princeton University Press | January 12, 2021 | 232 pages
ISBN: 9780691186450

An ambitious look at the African novel and its connections to African philosophy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries The African Novel of Ideas focuses on the role of the philosophical novel and the place of philosophy more broadly in the intellectual life of the African continent, from the early twentieth century through to today. Examining works originating from the Gold Coast, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, and tracing how such writers as J. E.