GATES, Henry Louis, Jr.

"A Myth of Origins: Esu-Elegbara and the Signifying Monkey," in The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism. (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988).

GEORGE, Olakunle.

"African Politics, African Literatures: Thoughts on Mahmood Mamdani's Citizen and Subject and Wole Soyinka's The Open Sore of a Continent," West Africa Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (August 2000)

KALU, Anthonia.

"Feminist Theories and Approaches to Teaching African Literature," (review article) African Studies Review (forthcoming: 1999).

"Women and Development in West Africa: Traditional Views in Contemporary Literature," The Feminization of Development in Africa, eds., Valentine James and James S. Etim, Greenwood Press (forthcoming: 1998).

‘Oral Narratives in Contemporary African Literature: African Literary Theory Revisited,’ Orality, Literacy and the Fictive Imagination: Africa and African Diaspora Literatures, ed. Tom Spencer-Walters (Bedford Publishing Company, 1998).

"Women and Social Construction in African Development," Africa Today (special issue on Women and African Development), vol. 43, no. 3 (1996).

"Between Cultures: Insights on West African Writing in English," English Postcoloniality: Literatures from Around the World, eds., Gita Rajan and Radhikha Mohanran (Greenwood Press, 1996).

"The Priest/Artist Tradition in African Literature," Africa Today, vol. 41, no.2 (1994): 51-62.

"Undisputed Womanhood, Uncrowned Glory: African American Women and the Literary Experience," Feminist Collections, vol. 15, no. 2 (winter, 1994): 8-10.

"Those Left Out in the Rain: African Literary Theory and the Reinvention of the African Woman," African Studies Review, vol. 37, no. 2 (September 1994): 77-95. Also published by Southwestern Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona as part of the SIROW Working Paper, No. 30 (1993).

"African/African-American Dialogue: Toward a New Diaspora," The Proceedings for the Seventh Annual Pan African Conference, eds. Muyumba and Atcherson (Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1993). Also published in Pan African and Cross-Cultural Understanding: A Reader, eds., Muyumba and Atcherson (Needham, Massachusetts: Ginn Press, 1993).

"Bill Cosby, Blues and the (Re)-construction of African American Literary Theory," The Literary Griot, vol. 4, no. 1&2 (Spring/Fall 1992): 1-15.

Multiculturalism as a Text: The Battle Over the Canon," Issue: A Journal of Opinion, vol. 20, no. 1 (1992): 61-64.

KANNEH, Kadiatu.

African Identities (New York: Routledge, 1998).

"The Death of the Author? Marketing Alice Walker," Writing: A Women's Business, eds., K. Fullbrook and J. Simons (Manchester University Press, 1997).

"The Difficult Politics of Wigs and Veils: Feminism and the Colonial Body," The Postcolonial Studies Reader, eds., B. Ashcroft et al (New York: Routledge 1995).

"Place, Time and the Black Body:Myth and Resistance," 'Neocolonialism' special edition of the Oxford Literary Review, ed. R. Young, no. 13 (1991).

KUMAH, Carolyn.

"African Women and Literature," West Africa Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (August 2000)


"Marriage, Women, and Tradition in Guillaume Oyônô Mbia's Three Suitors: One Husband," West Africa Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (August 2000)


"The Clinton Controversies and the African (Igbo) World," West Africa Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (August 2000)

OKPEWHO, Isidore Oghenerhuele.

"A Comparative Study of the African Epic," Afrocentricity and Literature, ed. Abu S. Abarry (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, forthcoming).

"On the Concept 'Commonwealth Literature'" Forthcoming in a festschrift for Emmanuel Obiechina, ed. Dubem Okafor.

"Oral Literary Research in Africa Today,"  African Oral Literature and the Academy, (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).

"Prodigal's Progress: Jay Wright's Focal Center," MELUS: Multiethnic Literatures of the United States (forthcoming, 1999).

"Introducing the African Epic--Again!" Research in African Literatures (forthcoming 1999).

[Eds.] The African Diaspora: African Origins and New World Self-fashioning, eds. Isidore Okpewho (principal), Carole Boyce Davies, and Ali A. Mazrui (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, April, 1999).

"Introduction," The African Diaspora: African Origins and New World Self-fashioning, eds. Isidore Okpewho, Carole Boyce Davies, and Ali A. Mazrui (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, April, 1999).

Once Upon a Kingdom: Myth, Hegemony, and Identity (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998).

"How Not to Treat African Folklore," Research in African Literatures, 27.3 (1996), 119-128.

"The Cousins of Uncle Remus," The Black Columbiad: Defining Moments in African American Literature and Culture, eds. Werner Sollors and Maria Diedrich (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994).

Tides. A novel (London: Longman, 1993).

Letteratura Orale dell'Africa Subsahariana. A macropedia project. Milan (Italy): Jaca Book, 1993.

African Oral Literature: Backgrounds, Character, and Continuity (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992).

"Critical Introduction to J.P. Clark-Bekederemo,"  The Ozidi Saga (Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1991).

"From a Goat Path in Africa: An Approach to the Poetry of Jay Wright." Callaloo, 14.3 (1991), 692-726.

[Ed] The Oral Performance in Africa (Ibadan: Spectrum Books, 1990).

"The Oral Performer and His Audience: A Case Study of The Ozidi Saga," in The Oral Performance in Africa, ed. I. Okpewho (Ibadan: Spectrum Books, 1990).

"Towards a Faithful Record: On Transcribing and Translating the Oral Narrative Performance,"  The Oral Performance in Africa, ed. I. Okpewho (Ibadan: Spectrum Books, 1990).

A Portrait of the Artist as a Scholar (Ikeja: Longman Nigeria Ltd., 1990).

"The Primacy of Performance in Oral Discourse," Research in African Literatures, 21 (1990), 121-128.

"A Personal Narrative from the Nigerian Civil War: Further Issues in Oral Narrative Representation," Uwa ndi Igbo: Journal of Igbo Life and Culture, 2 (1989), 13-31.

"Michael J.C. Echeruo: The Dignity of Intellectual Labour," Perspectives on Nigerian Literature: 1700 to the Present. Vol. 2, ed. Yemi Ogunbiyi (Lagos: Guardian Books, 1988). Reprinted in The Gong and the Flute: African Literary Development and Celebration, ed. Kalu Ogbaa (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1994).

"African Poetry: The Modern Writer and the Oral Tradition," African Literature Today, 16 (1988), 1-22.

"African Mythology and Africa's Political Impasse: An Insight from Tales About the Benin Kingdom, Research in African Literatures, 29.1 (1988), 1-15.

"Understanding African Marriage: Towards a Convergence of Literature and Sociology," Transformations of African Marriage, eds. David Parkin and David Nyamwaya (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1987).

"'Once Upon a Kingdom . . .': Benin in the Heroic Traditions of Bendel State, Nigeria," The Heroic Process, eds. Bo Almqist et al. (Dublin: Glendale Press, 1987).

"The Study of African Oral Literature," in special issue, Presence Africaine, ed. Abiola Irele. Spring 1986.

[Ed] The Heritage of African Poetry (London: Longman, 1985).

"'Ezemu': A Heroic Narrative from Ubulu-Uno, Bendel State," Uwa ndi Igbo: Journal of Igbo Life and Culture, 1 (1984), 70-85.

Myth in Africa: A Study of Its Aesthetic and Cultural Relevance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983).

"Review of Wole Soyinka, Ake: The Years of Childhood," The Wilson Quarterly, 7 (1983), 140-141.

"Myth and Modern Fiction Armah's Two Thousand Seasons," African Literature Today, 13 (1983), 3-20.

"Cultural Prejudice and Cultural Scholarship," Higher Education and Research in the Netherlands, 26 (1982), 39-47.

"Cheikh Anta Diop: The Search for a Philosophy of African Culture," Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines, 84 (1981), 587-602.

"The African Heroic Epic: Internal Balance," Africa: Rivista Trimestrale, 36 (1981), 209-225.

"Comparatism and Separatism in African Literature," World Literature Today, 55 (1981), 25-31.

"Myth and Rationality in Africa," Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies, 1 (1981), 28-49.

"The Anthropologist Looks at the Epic," Research in African Literatures, 11 (1980), 429-448.

"Rethinking Myth," African Literature Today, 13 (1980), 1-17.

"Analytical Boundaries in the Oral Narrative," Bulletin d'Institut Fondamental de l'Afrique Noire, 42 (1980), 822-856.

The Epic in Africa: Toward a Poetics of the Oral Performance (New York: Columbia University Press, 1979).

"Firstfruits and Prospects in African Folklore," Journal of African Studies, 6 (1979), 171-175.

"Poetry and Pattern: Structural Analysis of an Ijo Creation Myth," Journal of American Folklore, 92 (1979), 302-325.

"African Fiction: Language Revisited," Journal of African Studies, 5 (1978), 114-126.

"Does the Epic Exist in Africa? Some Formal Considerations," Research in African Literatures, 8 (1977), 171-200.

"Principles of Traditional African Art," Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 35 (1977), 301-313.

The Last Duty, A novel (London: Longman, 1976).

"Africa and the Epic: Comparative Thoughts on the Supernatural Machine," Okike, 11 (1976), 81-104.

"The Aesthetics of Old African Art," Okike, 8 (1975), 38-55.

"Aeneas to the Sibyl: At the Foot of the Rocky Mountains," A poem. Okike, 7 (1975), 88-89.

"Offering: For the War Dead," A poem. Okike, 7 (1975), 86-87.

"Dialock," A Poem. Ufahamu, 4 (1973), 111.

The Victims, A novel ( London: Longman, 1970). Also Garden City: Anchor, 1971 and Washington, DC: Three Continents Press, 1980.

"Tribalism in Student Politics," A 52-line Latin satiric hexameter, Ibadan Versions, ed. John Ferguson (London: Taylor and Francis, 1969), 22-24.

"Publishing in Nigeria Today. (A radio lecture)," The World of Books (A Western Nigeria (Ibadan) Library production, 1969).

"Words, words, words. A review of Chinua Achebe's A Man of the People," The New African, (March 1966), 40.

"The Ad Pompeium of Dionysius of Halicarnassus," The Phrontisterion, 2 (1963), 27-34.

University of Ibadan 1948-1988: The First Forty Years, film.

ONOVOH, Paul Onyemechi.

"An Interview with Ezenwa-Ohaeto on the Publication of the Biography of Chinua Achebe," West Africa Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (August 2000)


The burden of memory, the muse of forgiveness (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999).

The Open Sore of a Continent: A Personal Narrative of the Nigerian Crisis (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996).

Ibadan: The Penkelemes Years (London: Methuen, 1994).

'Isara: A Voyage around "Essay" (New York: Random House, 1989).

"Twice Bitten: The Fate of African Cultural Products," Challenges of Leadership in African Development, eds., O. Obasanjo and H. d'Orville (New York: Crane Russak 1990).

Art, Dialogue, and Outrage: Essays on Literature and Culture (Ibadan, Nigeria: New Horn Press, 1988).

Ake -- The Years of Childhood (London: Rex Collings, 1981).

Opera Wonyosi (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981).

Myth, Literature and the African World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976).

Ogun Abibiman (London: Rex Collings, 1976).

Death and the King's Horseman (New York, Norton, 1975).

[Ed] Poems of Black Africa (London: Heinemann, 1975).

Season of Anomy (London: Rex Collings, 1973).

Camwood on the leaves (London, Eyre Methuen, 1973).

Collected plays (London, New York, Oxford University Press, 1973-74). A dance of the forests; The swamp dwellers; The strong breed; The road; The Bacchae of Euripides.

The Man Died -- Prison Notes of Wole Soyinka (London: Rex Collings, 1972).

A Shuttle in the Crypt (London: R. Collings, 1972).

Before the Blackout (revue) (Ibadan, Nigeria: Orisun Acting Editions, 1971. New York: Third Press, 1974).

Poems from Prison (London: Rex Collings, 1969).

Idanre and Other Poems (London: Metheun & Company, 1967).

The Interpreters (London: A. Deutsch, 1965).

ZELEZA, Paul Tiyambe.

The Joys of Exile: Stories (Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 1994).

Smouldering Charcoal (Oxford: Heinemann International, 1992).

Night of Darkness and Other Stories (Limbe: Montfort Press, 1976).

Maasai (New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 1994).

Akamba (New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 1994).

Mijikenda (New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 1994).

Imperialism and Labour: The International Relations of the Kenyan Labour Movement (Kisumu: Anyange Publications, 1987).