The Novel in Africa: Home


This research guide contains citations for print and electronic resources available at Columbia University in support of a Spring 2020 course on "The Novel in Africa" and a Spring 2019 course on "Literature and Cultures of Struggle in South Africa." The focus of this bibliographic guide is African literature in English. With a few exceptions, all books listed here are located on campus and can be checked out from the general stacks of Butler Library or consulted in the African Studies Reading Room, 607 Butler Library.

For a more global perspective, see also: African Diaspora & African Literatures guide to resources at Columbia.

Reference: Bibliographies, Critical Essays, Encyclopedias, & Handbooks

African Studies Librarian

Yuusuf Caruso's picture
Yuusuf Caruso
Columbia University
309 Lehman Library
Global Studies
420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 USA

Global Studies Library

Citation Management

  • The Chicago manual of style. 17th ed. E-book. (Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2017])

  • Columbia University: Citation Management Software (EndNote, Mendeley & Zotero)

  • Hacker, Diana. The Bedford handbook. 5th ed. Boston : Bedford Books, c1998.
    --See also: 6th ed.

  • How to Cite Internet Resources
    (Columbia University Libraries--African Studies)

  • MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 8th edition. New York : The Modern Language Association of America, [2016]

  • Walker, Janice R. and Todd Taylor. The Columbia Guide to Online Style. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.