litfest takes on interactions of africans and their languages

Writers and artists flocked together for a litfest and one of things they talked about was the use of language. Is it the use of the languages of the former colonial powers? Is it the local languages (a multitude)? Or are there new venues in the discovery of new languages, languages that mix old and new, colonial and national and tribal? What are the languages that are born in the streets of large urban centers? Can these languages be used in new literary forms?


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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