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Onitsha Market Literature Guide: Journal Articles

The purpose of this guide is to highlight Onitsha Market literature and related works available at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Guide by Tracy Crawford.

Selected Journal Articles

Anafulu, Joseph C. “Onitsha Market Literature: Dead or Alive?” Research in African Literatures, vol. 4, no. 2, 1973, pp. 165–171. 

Dodson, Don. “The Role of the Publisher in Onitsha Market Literature.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 4, no. 2, 1973, pp. 172–188. 

Madubuike, Ihechukwu. “Chinua Achebe : His Ideas on African Literature.” Présence Africaine, no. 93, 1975, pp. 140–152. 

Newell, Stephanie. “From the Brink of Oblivion: The Anxious Masculinism of Nigerian Market Literatures.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 27, no. 3, 1996, pp. 50–67. 

Sander, Reinhard W. “A Checklist of Works by Nigerian Popular Writer Ogali A. Ogali.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 9, no. 3, 1978, pp. 445–448. 

Thometz, Kurt. "Life Turns Man Up and Down: high life, useful advice, and mad English." Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, vol. 5, no. 1, 2003, p. 8+. 



Picture of Chinua Achebe Journal Article