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Early Modern African Literature

The material below is part of a larger project still in progress, the anthology Early African Literature: The Written Roots from 3000 BCE to 1900 CE, and thus is still being researched and is provisional. Comments and corrections welcome.

Early Modern North African Written Texts (1500 to 1800)

Chapter 10: In Arabic

Chapter 12: In Berber

Chapter 13: In European Languages

Early Modern West African Written Texts (1500 to 1800)

Chapter 14: In Portuguese and Spanish

Chapter 15: In Latin

Chapter 16: In English

Chapter 17: In Other European languages

Chapter 18: In Arabic

Chapter 19: In African Languages

Early Modern East African Written Texts (1500 to 1800)

Chapter 20: In Arabic

Chapter 21: In Latin

Chapter 22: In Somali

Chapter 23: In Kiswahili

Chapter 24: In Gəʾəz

Chapter 25: In European Languages