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The Nigerian Civil War and the Evolution of Nigerian Literature

By Chidi Amuta

The Nigerian Civl War and the Evolution of Nigerian Literature (1983) sets forth the contention that literary works based on or inspired by the civil war in Nigeria, and those that have risen with the liberation struggles and other anti-imperialist struggles in Africa, represents some of the most important manifestations of the national imperative in African literature.

Amuta, Chidi. “The Nigerian Civil War and the Evolution of Nigerian Literature.” Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 17, no. 1 (1983), 85-99.