‘Future of children depends on quality of literature at their disposal’
Though, the concept of children’s literature continues to be popular, the quality of some of the literary works has begun to raise concern among critics and scholars.
Nigerian written literature since 1914 - Part 2
Just as the University College, Ibadan trained writers were coming of age, the pioneer poets such as Dennis Osadebay, K. Epelle, Enitan Brown, Adeboye Babalola etc held the forte.
Google honours late Nigerian novelist Flora Nwapa
On her 86th posthumous birthday, late Nigerian novelist Flora Nwanzuruahu Nwapa is being celebrated by tech giant Google with a doodle. Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists. Nwapa's Efuru, published in 1966 was the first book published in English by…
Efuru… A four-city golden celebration of Africa’s pioneer feminist novel underway
Although Flora Nwapa was, and is still, not as celebrated as her male literary counterparts, like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and JP Clark, her novel, Efuru, became a defining and pioneering moment for feminine studies in African....