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Cameroonian Literature

This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of Cameroonian Literature. This list just reflects the literature I have in my possession.

Francis Bebey

L’enfant-pluie (Novel)

Obituary from The Independent available online in English

Un temps narratif synthétique dans L’Enfant-pluie de Francis Bebey by P. E. Kamdem (academic essay available online)

Francis Bebey’s Website

Mongo Beti

The Poor Christ of Bomba (Novel translated from the original French)

Mission to Kala (Novel translated from the original French)

Mongo Beti: the writer-gadfly by George Ngwane (article available online)

Obituary in The Guardian available online

L’ironie et l’humour dans Le pauvre Christ de Bomba de Mongo Beti by F. Lambert (academic essay available online)

Interview (2003) in French with Odile Tobner, Mongo Beti’s wife

Website of Peuples Noires, Peuples Africaines, journal edited Mongo Beti and Odile Tobner

Elias Kifon Bongmba

African Witchcraft and Otherness: A Philosophical and Theological Critique of Intersubjective Relations (Philosophy)

Fabian and Levinas on Time and the Other: ethical implications (Essay available online)

Audio Lecture (2010) available online

Interview (2010) available online

Mbella Sonne Dipoko

Because of Women (Novel)

The Horseman’s Woman (Poem available online)

Mbella Sonne Dipoko – An Eulogy by Prof. Isidore Okpewho (article available online)

In Memoriam: Mbella Sonne Dipoko – The Bard Who Dared To Be Different by Dibussi Tande (article available online)

Therese Kuoh-Moukoury

Rencontres essentielles (Novel in French) Excerpt available online

Interview (2004) in French available online

Interview in English available online

Profile in English available online

Werewere Liking

The Amputated Memory (Novel translated from the original French)

It Shall Be of Jasper and Coral (Novel translated from the original French)

Love-across-a-Hundred-Lives (Novel translated from the original French)

Interview (2002) available online

Interview (2009) available online

Juliana Makuchi

Your Madness, not mine: Stories of Cameroon (Short Stories) Study Guide available online

Profile by Helen Fallon available online

André Julien Mbem

Mythes et réalités de l’identité culturelle africaine (Philosophy)

Interview (2007) in French available online

Leonora Miano

L’intérieur de la nuit (Novel)

Interview (2005) in French available online

Interview (2007) in French available online

Interview (2008) in French available online

Interview (2010) in French available online

Leonora Miano’s Website

Patrice Nganang

La joie de vivre (Novel)

Excerpt from the Novel Les temps de chien available online

Necessary Doubt (Essay in English available online)

L’autre afrique (Essay in English available online)

Two Poems in English available online

Interview (2009) in English available online

Ferdinand Oyono

Une vie de boy (Novel)

Le vieux nègre et la médaille (Novel)

Obituary in The Guardian available online

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