Book Forum

July 6, 2022

In At Penpoint: African Literatures, Postcolonial Studies, and the Cold War (Duke, 2020), Monica Popescu traces the development of African literature during the second half of the twentieth century to address the intertwined effects of the Cold War and decolonization on literary history. Essays in this forum are authored by Kerry Bystrom, Elizabeth M. Holt, Lauren Horst, Mathias Iroro Orhero, Carolyn Ownbey, Monica Popescu, Jini Kim Watson, and Mingqing Yuan.