Broadening the Horizon: Critical Introductions to Amma Darko

This collection of essays from eight of the most respected academics in the field brings together a number of critical perspectives to focus on the signal work of a 21st century Ghanaian writer.

Amma Darko is recognized in these interdisciplinary critiques as a significant writer whose storytelling talent documents the continent’s globalization pains. What is revealed is a writer who knows how to tell a good story yet confident enough in her art to deliver a stinging and unflinching criticism of what Ghana has become.

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Vincent Odamtten

Vincent Odamtten, who earned a doctorate in English from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, specializes in African, Caribbean and African-American literatures. Odamtten published an acclaimed book, The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo, and has contributed articles to a number of anthologies.

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