Eurocentricism And the Literature of Africa: An Analytical Study

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Bhawna Singh


This study reflects upon and questions the issue of ‘representation’ of the colonized nations as presented in historiography of colonial narratives through the eyes of the colonizers in their writings, which led to a homogenized view of the colonized nations’ culture and traditions. This paper presents a study of viewpoints through the writings of African writers and how they have appropriated English language through the fusion of European forms with Africa’s oral tradition and thus shaping the political consciousness of Africa.

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Bhawna Singh. (2017). Eurocentricism And the Literature of Africa: An Analytical Study. Research Inspiration, 2(III), 42–48. Retrieved from


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