Literature, African (Anglophone) : English-language African literature that features gender variance and same-sex sexuality. / Mathuray, Mark.

In: Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History., 01.2019.

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Abstract

Outlines the history of literature (including novels, short stories, and memoirs) by African authors in English which are about, or contain significant depictions of non-normative sexuality or gender variance in Africa south of the Sahara. Provides a brief critical assessment of the novels’ contributions to the development of African identities. Forwards both original readings of the texts under discussion and provides a new theoretical framework.
Original languageEnglish
JournalGlobal Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History.
StateE-pub ahead of print - Jan 2019

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