His most famous novel, Things Fall Apart , is a devastating depiction of the clash between traditional tribal values and the effects of colonial rule, as well as the tension between masculinity and femininity in highly patriarchal societies. Alain Mabanckou. African literature is literature of or from Africa and includes oral literature or " orature ", in the term coined by Ugandan scholar Pio Zirimu. Ayi Kwei Armah. Many, indeed, suffered deeply and directly: censured for casting aside his artistic responsibilities in order to participate actively in warfare, Christopher Okigbo was killed in battle for Biafra against the Nigerian movement of the s' civil war ; Mongane Wally Serote was detained under South Africa's Terrorism Act No 83 of between and , and subsequently released without ever having stood trial; in London in , his countryman Arthur Norje committed suicide; Malawi 's Jack Mapanje was incarcerated with neither charge nor trial because of an off-hand remark at a university pub; and, in , Ken Saro-Wiwa was hanged by the Nigerian junta. Poetry, often sung, includes: narrative epic , occupational verse , ritual verse, praise poems of rulers and other prominent people. Conference organizers did, however, insist that African and Asian writers should learn from Western cultural and literary traditions.
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