12 May 2019
Concluding part of interview with Comrade Udenta O Udenta, who released 21 books after so many years of literary hibernation. The first volume of Crisis of Theory in Contemporary Nigerian Literature and the Possibilities of New Materialist Direction is one of the most thought-provoking and latest works among the 21 books. To what extent is…
4 Oct 2017
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.
12 Mar 2017
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.
13 Jan 2017
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…
21 Aug 2016
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....