English in Africa:
A Citation List
Wright State University–Lake Campus
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Bamgbose, Ayo. "The English Language in Nigeria." The English Language in West Africa. Ed. J. Spencer. London: Longmans, 1971.
Bamgbose, Ayo, Ayo Banjo, and Andrew Thomas, eds. New Englishes: A West African Perspective. Trenton, NJ: African World, 1997.
Barbag-Stoll, Anna. Social and linguistic History of Nigerian Pidgin English: As Spoken by the Yoruba with a Special Reference to the English Derived Lexicon. Tubingen, Germany: Stauffenberg Verlag, 1983.
Barber, Karin. "African-Language Literature and Postcolonial Criticism." Research in African Literatures 26(Winter 1995): 3-30.
Bobda, Augustin Simo. "Comparing Some Phonological Features across African Accents of English." English Studies 81(June 2000): 249-66.
Bokamba, Eyamba G. "The Africanization of English." The Other Tongue: English across Cultures. Ed. Braj B. Kachru. Champaign, IL: U of Illinois P, 1982.
Bokamba, Eyamba G., and Loreto Todd. "African English." The Oxford Companion to the English Language. Ed. Tom McArthur. New York: Oxford UP, 1992. 20-22.
"Bridges of Orality: Nigerian Pidgin Poetry." World Literature Today 69(Winter 1995): 69-77.
Brown, P.B., and J. Scragg. Common Errors in Gold Coast English: Their Cause and Correction. London: Macmillan, 1953.
Chishimba, Maurice Mulenga. African Varieties of English: Text in Context. 1984.
Dalby, David. Black through White: Patterns of Communication. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP/African Studies Program, 1970.
Dalgish, G.M. A Dictionary of Africanisms: Contributions of Sub-Saharan Africa to the English Language. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1982.
Dalphinis, Morgan. Caribbean and African Languages: Social History, Language, Literature, and Education. London: Karia, 1985.
Dwyer, David James. An Introduction to West African Pidgin English. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State UP/African Studies Center/United States Peace Corps, 1969.
Elugbe, Ben Ohi, and Augusta Phil Omamor. Nigerian Pidgin: Background and Prospects. Ibadan, Nigeria: Heinemann Educational Books Nigeria, 1991.
English in Africa [Journal–Grahamstown, South Africa: Institute for the Study of English in Africa, Rhodes University]
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Faraclas, Nicholas. Nigerian Pidgin. London: Routledge, 1996.
Gikandi, Simon. "Traveling Theory: Ngugi’s Return to English." Research in African Literatures 31(Summer 2000): 194-209.
Gorlach, Manfred. "English in Africa–African English?" Englishes: Studies in Varieties of English 1984-1988. Ed. By M. Gorlach. Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1991.
Gyasi, I.K. "Aspects of English in Ghana." English Today 28(1991): 26-31.
Hancock, Ian F., and Rachel Angogo. "English in East Africa." English as a World Language. Eds. R.W. Bailey and M. Gorlach. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1984. 306-23.
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Huber, Magnus. Ghanaian Pidgin English in Its West African Context: A Sociohistorical and Structural Analysis. Philadelphia: Benjamins, 1999.
Knappert, Jan. "Language Problems in the New Nations in Africa." African Quarterly 5(1965): 95-105.
Kotey, Paul F.A., and Haig Der-Houssikian, eds. Language and Linguistic Problems in Africa: Proceedings of the VII Conference on African Linguistics. Columbia, SC: Hornbeam, 1977.
Mazrui, Ali A. The Political Sociology of the English Language: An African Perspective. The Hague, Netherlands: Mouton, 1975.
—. "Shakespeare in Africa: Between English and Swahili Literature." Research in African Literatures 27(Spring 1996): 64-79.
—. "The World Bank, the Language Question, and the Future of African Education." Race and Class 38(Jan. 1997): 35-48.
McCrum, Robert, William Cran, and Robert MacNeil. "The New Englishes: The Heart of the Matter." The Story of English. New York: Penguin, 1986. 320-22.
McGregor, G.P. English in Africa. London: Heinemann Educational, 1971.
McWhorter, John, ed. Language Change and Language Contact in Pidgins and Creoles. Philadelphia: Benjamins, 2000.
Mufwene, Salikoko S. "West African English." The Oxford Companion to the English Language. Ed. Tom McArthur. New York: Oxford UP, 1992. 1111.
Muysken, Pieter, and Norval Smith, eds. Substrata versus Universals in Creole Genesis: Papers from the Amsterdam Creole Workshop, April 1985. Philadelphia: Benjamins, 1986.
Ndolo, Ike S. "The Case for Promoting the Nigerian Pidgin Language." Journal of Modern African Studies 27(Dec. 1989): 679-84.
Nelson, Cecil L., and Loreto Todd. "East African English." The Oxford Companion to the English Language. Ed. Tom McArthur. New York: Oxford UP, 1992. 333-34.
Ngara, E.A. Bilingualism, Language Contact, and Language Planning: Proposals for Language Use and Language Planning in Zimbabwe. Gwelo, Zimbabwe: Mambo, 1982.
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Saro-Wiwa, Ken. "The Language of African Literature: A Writer’s Testimony." Research in African Literatures 23(Spring 1992): 153-57.
Schmied, Josef J. English in Africa: An Introduction. London: Longman, 1991.
Schmied, Josef J., ed. English in East and Central Africa. Bayreuth, Germany: Bayreuth UP, 1989.
—. Linguistics in the Service of Africa: With Particular Reference to Research on English and African Languages. Bayreuth, Germany: Bayreuth UP, 1990.
Schneider, Gilbert D. Cameroons Creole Dictionary: First Draft. Bamenda Settlement, Cameroons: Schneider, 1960.
---. West African Pidgin-English: A Descriptive Linguistic Analysis with Texts and Glossary from the Cameroon Area. Athens, OH: Ohio UP, 1966.
—. West African Pidgin English: An Historical Overview. Athens, OH: Ohio UP/Center for International Studies, 1967.
Sebeok, T.A. Current Trends in Linguistics, Vol. VII: Linguistics in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Hague, Netherlands: Mouton, 1971.
Sey, K.A. Ghanaian English: An Exploratory Survey. London: Macmillan, 1973.
Singler, John Victor, et al. An Introduction to Liberian English. 1981.
Spencer, John. "Colonial Language Policies and Their Legacies." Current Trends in Linguistics, Vol. VII: Linguistics in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ed. T.A. Sebeok. The Hague, Netherlands: Mouton, 1971.
—. The English Language in West Africa. London: Longmans, 1971.
Spencer, John, ed. Language in Africa. New York: Cambridge UP, 1963.
Todd, Loreto. Some Day Been Dey: West African Pidgin Folktales. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979.
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—. "New Fiction in English from Africa: West, East, and South." World Literature Today 74(Spring 2000): 339+.