Nuruddin Farah and Somali culture

  • Ali Jimale Ahmed Department of Comparative Literature at Queens College, New York, United States
Keywords: Nuruddin Farah, African literature, Somali culture

Abstract

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Author Biography

Ali Jimale Ahmed, Department of Comparative Literature at Queens College, New York, United States

Ali Jimale Ahmed is professor of Comparative Literature in the Department of Comparative Literature at Queens College, New York, USA. His books include The Invention of Somalia and When Donkeys Give Birth to Calves.

References

Ahmed, Ali Jimale. Daybreak is Near: Literature, Clans and the Nation-state in Somalia. Red Sea, 1996.

Ahmed, Ali Jimale. “Introduction: Understanding the Horn through the Literatures of Its People.” The Road Less Traveled: Reflections on the Literatures of the Horn of Africa, edited by Ali Jimale Ahmed & Taddesse Adera. Red Sea, 2008, pp. 1–18.

Ahmed, Ali Jimale. “The Arab Factor in Somali Culture: The Rise of the Novel in Somalia and Djibouti.” Journal of Somali Studies vol. 1, no. 2, 2014, pp. 9–38.

Eno, Mohamed A. The Bantu-Jareer Somalis: Unearthing Apartheid in the Horn of Africa. Adonis & Abbey, 2008.

Farah, Nuruddin. From a Crooked Rib. Penguin, 2006.

Farah, Nuruddin. Maps. Penguin, 1986.

Farah, Nuruddin. Secrets. Penguin, 1998.

Farah, Nuruddin, Feroza Jussawalla & Reed Way Dasenbrock. “Nuruddin Farah”. Interviews with Writers of the Post-colonial World, edited by Feroza Jussawalla & Reed Way Dasenbrock. U P of Mississippi, 1992, pp. 43–62.

Kundera, Milan. The Art of the Novel. Grove, 1986.

Mukhtar, Mohamed Haji. Historical Dictionary of Somalia. Scarecrow, 2003.

Said, Edward W. Beginnings: Intention & Method. Columbia U P, 1985.

Winks, Christopher. “Black Apocalypse, Tonight at Noon.” The A-LINE. 1 Aug. 2019. alinejournal.com/convergence/black-apocalypse-tonight-at-noon/. Accessed 4 Aug. 2019.

Published
2020-04-20
How to Cite
Ahmed, A. J. (2020). Nuruddin Farah and Somali culture . Tydskrif Vir Letterkunde, 57(1), 11-17. https://doi.org/10.17159/2309-9070/tvl.v.57i1.7983
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Essays