The Novel in Africa: Home


This research guide contains citations for print and electronic resources available at Columbia University in support of a Fall 2020 course on "The Rise of the African Novel," 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 ["Scan" or "Pick-up" or "Hathi Trust Temporary Access"] from the 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

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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. Columbia Guide to Online Style. (2006) New York: Columbia University Press.