INTD 340 - African Lit: Islamic Perspect (4)

The course will explore the imaginative responses to Islam by sub-Saharan African writers. The full gamut of literary responses to Islam will be examined, ranging from those by outright Islamic promoters, such as Cheikh Hamidou Kane and Tahir Ibrahim, to those of Ayi Kwei Armah, who portrays Islam as violent and colonial in nature. Offered intermittently.