Presentation on theme: "Chronology of Novels and Novellas by Liberian Writers C. William Allen 35 th Liberian Studies Association Conference."— Presentation transcript:
Chronology of Novels and Novellas by Liberian Writers C. William Allen 35 th Liberian Studies Association Conference
*Definition of terms A novel is “an invented prose narrative that is usually long and complex and deals especially with human experience through a usually connected sequence of events.” A novella is “a work of fiction intermediate in length and complexity between a short story and a novel.”
According to Robert H. Brown, Ph.D., University of Essex, U.K. 1891– Guanya Pau: Story of an African Princess. By Joseph J. Walters. Lauer and Mattil. Republished in 1994 by University of Nebraska Press 1932– Love in Ebony. By Charles Cooper who used the non de plume Varfelli Karlee. London: John Murray
Novels and Novellas Continued 1967– Murder in the Cassava Patch. By Bai T. Moore. Monrovia: Ducor Publishing House. 1976– The Money Doubler. By Bai T. Moore. Nigeria: Vantage Press, Inc. 1977– Monkey Storm. By E. Toimu Reeves. New York: Vantage Press, Inc
Novels and Novellas Continued 1979– The Rain and the Night. By Wilton Sankawolo. London: Macmillan. 1983– An Obituary for Hawa Barchue. By. C. William Allen. Monrovia: Central Printing, Inc. 1992– The African Interior Mission. By C. William Allen. Stone Mountain, Georgia: Struggler’s Community Press.
Novels and Novellas by Liberian Writers Continued 1993– Africa and Children. By J. Ninsel Warner. New York: Carlton Press, Inc. 2000– Baa Salaka. By Dunstan Macauley. USA: Xlibris Corporation 2001– The Black Mayflower By Prince Massala Reffell. New York: Vantage Press, Inc., 2001. ISBN 0-533-13260-0 2002– The Village Boy. By Sakui Malakpa. Northridge, CA: New World African Press.