The Problem with English Literature: Canonicity, Citizenship, and the Idea of Africa

A. O. Amoko
2001 Research in African Literatures  
What serious theory could support the fantastic liberties of our investigations of African literature, if, at least, on the one hand we do not agree on the urgency of analyzing the conditions of existence of this literature, and on the other hand we do not accept the hypothesis that present-day African criticism might not be African at all? -V. Y. Mudimbe ("African Literature" 11) 20 Research in African Literatures
doi:10.2979/ral.2001.32.4.19 fatcat:rdkpho2syfgkzb4du2fk6q7vae