By Marvin A. Lewis
Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colony, is the one African state during which Spanish is an legit language and which has a convention of literature in Spanish. it is a examine of the literature produced via the nation’s writers from 2007 to 2013. seeing that its independence in 1968, Equatorial Guinea has been governed by way of dictators less than whom ethnic adjustments were exacerbated, poverty and violence have elevated, and important voices were silenced. the outcome has been an exodus of intellectuals—including writers who show their nationwide and exile reports of their poems, performs, brief tales, and novels. The writers mentioned contain Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo, and Guillermina Mekuy, between others.
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Equatorial Guinean Literature in its National and Transnational Contexts by Marvin A. Lewis