Anglophone Cameroon Literature at Crossroads: An Interview with Bate Besong

11 years after his death, we revisit Bate Besong’s legacy by republishing one of his most in-depth interviews

From Scions of the Malcontent to Men of Contentment

  Wirndzerem G. Barfee     A work of art is, and can be, read from multiple perspectives. One of the most engaging perspectives to read Macviban’s collection, Scions of the Malcontent (SOTM), is by collapsing the opposition between the…

The Question of Language in Contemporary African Hip-Hop: Locating Valsero, 2Face and eLDee

Rene Nyah Yong Although hip-hop historians cite 1978 as its birthday, hip-hop’s roots can well be referred to the African continent. Music had long been part and parcel of the religion and culture of the African people. It had always…

Joyce Ashuntantang: Foreign Publishers Determine the Nature of our Stories

  “As long as foreign publishers remain the mid-wives of our stories, they will keep determining the nature of these stories.” Joyce Ashuntantang   Interviewed by Dibussi Tande   In 2009, Joyce Ashuntantang published a book titled Landscaping Postcoloniality: The…

Anglophone Cameroon Literature: the Travails of a Minority Literature

[Part 1] Oscar C. Labang For a very long time now, I have struggled with inner pressures not to join in this theoretical quibbling about Anglophone Cameroon Literature and just content my soul in a quiet corner and make my…

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