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Best of the Web: Arts & Humanities » Literature & Linguistics » Online Literary Texts » African
Africa and Asia
Site presents working papers on a range of topics within African and Asian languages and literatures. From the Department of Oriental and African Languages at Goteborg University.
Africa South of the Sahara: Literature
Stanford University collection of links to interviews, critical journals, web pages, biographies, and bibliographies.
African Literature on the Internet
Columbia University site provides links to bibliographies, scholarly associations, author biographies, and conferences.
Information on Gods, Timelines, Creation and Flood Myths, Folktales.
African Writers: Voices of Change
University of Florida site begun in 1996 provides biographical information on a number of African writers and a bibliography of African literaturein English.
Cutting to the Essence, Shaping to the Fire
Site of an art exhibit covering the religion and mythology of the Yoruba people, a culture primarily from southwestern Nigeria and Benin.
Francophone Women Writers
Overview of Francophone women writers. Mainly in French, with a modified English version available.
Literature and Culture of Francophone Africa and the Diaspora
Gateway to online resources, in French and English.
Reading Women Writers and African Literatures
Site provides "an overview of African women writers writing in French. It provides an opportunity to find out more about the authors' life and interests and to get acquainted with their novels, short stories, plays and poetry." In French and English.
South African Voices
South African oral history, including folklore, poetry, and storytelling.