Francis Abiola Irele
Francis Abiola Irele, formerly Professor of French, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, was for several years Professor of African, French, and Comparative Literature at the Ohio State University. After retiring from Ohio State in 2003, he became Visiting Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Among his many publications are The Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature (edited with Simon Gikandi) and two collections of essays, The African Experience in Literature and Ideology and The African Imagination: Literature in Africa and the Black Diaspora. He is a contributing editor to The Norton Anthology of World Literature and General Editor of the Cambridge Studies in African and Caribbean Literature series.
Books by Francis Abiola Irele
Shorter Second Edition / Volume(s): 1 & 2
A compact and portable version of the best-selling and most-trusted world literature anthology, The Norton Anthology of World Literature, Shorter Second Edition, is a rich and teachable selection of the world’s literature, in generous portions and the best translations available.More
Second Edition / Volume(s): Package 1: Vols. A, B, C
Nine years ago, W. W. Norton changed the way world literature is taught by introducing The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, Expanded Edition.More
Chinua Achebe’s tragic novel of pre-colonial Igbo society was a major literary and cultural event when it was published in 1958.More