Introduction: Reinscribing Nuruddin Farah in African literature

Keywords: Nuruddin Farah, African literature, position of Farah in African literature

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Author Biography

F. Fiona Moolla, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Fiona Moolla is associate professor in the English Department, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa. She is the author of Reading Nuruddin Farah: The Individual, the Novel & the Idea of Home (James Currey, 2014).

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Brown, Duncan. “Reimagining South African Literature?” Journal of Southern African Studies vol. 40, no. 5, 2014, pp. 1109 –23. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2014.946223.

Farah, Nuruddin. “Ibsen, In Other Words.” Nordlit 34, 2015, pp. 15–21.

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong’o. “Nuruddin Farah: A Statement of Nomination to the 1998 Neustadt Jury.” World Literature Today vol. 72, no. 4, 1998, p. 716.

Odeh, Tayseer Abu. “The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Exile and Counterpoint in Farah’s Maps.” Arab Studies Quarterly vol. 40, no. 2, 2018, pp. 134–54. DOI: https://doi.org/10.13169/arabstudquar.40.2.0134.

Willemse, Hein & F. Fiona Moolla. Email correspondence. 7 Aug. 2019.
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