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Examining Canonization in Modern African Literature – Works Cited and References

Abani, Chris. GraceLand. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giraux, 2003.

Abrahams, Peter. Tell Freedom. London: Heinemann, 1970.

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—. Half of a Yellow Sun. Lagos: Farafina, 2007.

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—. Poetic Imagination in Black Africa: Essays on Modern African Poetry.Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 1996.

—. With Joseph Obi. Culture, Society, and Politics in Modern African Literature: Texts and Contexts. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2002.

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Osundare, Niyi. Songs of the Marketplace. Ibadan: Spectrum, 1981.

Oyeyemi, Helen. The Icarus Girl. London: Bloomsbury, 2004.

P’Bitek, Okot. Song of Lawino. Nairobi: EAPH, 1967.

Saro-Wiwa, Ken. Lemona’s Tale. Essex: Penguin, 1996.

Soyinka, Wole. Idanre & Other Poems. London: Methuen, 1967.

—. The Interpreters. London: Heinemann, 1967.

–. The Man Died. London: Penguin, 1972.

–. A Shuttle in the Crypt. London: Methuen, 1972

—. Season of Anomie. London: Methuen, 1972.

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