Tales from Cameroon | National Humanities Center

Work of the Fellows: Fiction and Poetry; Translations

Tales from Cameroon

By René Philombe
Translated by Richard Bjornson (NHC Fellow, 1982–83)

National Identity; Postcolonialism

Washington, D.C.: Three Continents Press, 1984

From the publisher’s description:

This collection contains affectionate and witty pieces that offer a socially critical and humanistic portrait of daily life in the cities and small towns of West Africa.

Fiction and Poetry / Literature / National Identity / Postcolonialism /

Bjornson, Richard (NHC Fellow, 1982–83), trans. Tales from Cameroon, by René Philombe. Washington, D.C.: Three Continents Press, 1984.