ORIGINAL LIST OF JAMB RECOMMENDED TEXT AND POETRY FOR 2021-25

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JAMB finally compile the long awaited list of recommended text for Literature student, although earlier, there was a publication made as to the 5 reading text, but the recent development include the compiled ten poems that are to be read by anyone who would be offering Literature JAMB. The break down is below :

RECOMMENDED TEXT : 5

– African Drama – 1

          – Non African  – 1

          – African Prose – 2

           – Non- African prose -1

RECOMMENDED POEM : 10

 – African- 6

             – Non- African – 4

 

ORIGINAL LIST OF JAMB RECOMMENDED TEXT AND POETRY FOR 2021-25

 

A LIST OF SELECTED AFRICAN AND NON-AFRICAN PLAYS, NOVELS AND POEMS

Drama:

 

African:

Wole Soyinka: The Lion and the Jewel

Non-African:

i. John Osborne: Look Back in Anger

 

 

Prose:

 

African:

i. Alex Agyei-Agyir: Unexpected Joy at Dawn

ii. Buchi Emecheta: Second Class Citizen

Non African:

i. Emily Bronte: Wuthering Heights.

 

Poetry:

African:

i. Leopold Sedar Senghor: Black Woman

ii. Niyi Osundare: The Leader and the Led

iii. Agostinho Neto: The Grieved Lands.

iv. Oumar Farouk Sesay: The Song of the Women of my Land

V. Lade Wosornu: Raider of the Treasure Trove

vi. Onu Chibuike: A Government Driver on his Retirement

 

Non-African:

i. John Donne: The Good Morrow

ii. Maya Angelou: Caged Bird

iii. T.S. Elliot: The Journey of the Magi

iv. D.H Lawrence: Bats

 

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RECOMMENDED TEXTS

 ANTHOLOGIES

1. Obafemi, O. and Agoi (eds) Of shadows and Rainbows -Musings in Times of Covid (An Anthology of poems, plays and short stories) PEN Nigeria, Online

2. Hayward, J. (ed.) (1968) The Penguin Book of English Verse, London Penguin

3. Johnson, R.,Ker, D, Maduka, C. Obafemi,O (eds.) (1996) New Poetry from Africa,

Ibadan: UP Plc

4. Kermode, F. (1964) Oxford Anthology of English Literature, Vol. II, London: OUP

5. Nduke Ofiono and Odoh Diego Okenyodo (eds) Camouflage; Best of contemporary writing from Nigeria, an anthology of new

Nigerian writers, mace books association, 2021, New edition.

6. Parker, E.W. (ed.) (1980) A Peagent of Longer Poems London: Longman

7. Senanu, K. E. and Vincent, T. (eds.) (1993) A Selection of African Poetry, Lagos:

Longman

8. Soyinka, W. (ed.) (1987)

Poems of Black Africa, Ibadan: Heinemann

2. CRITICAL TEXTS

Abrams, M. H. (1981) A Glossary of Literary Terms, (4th Edition) New York, Holt Rinehalt and Winston

Emeaba, O. E. (1982) A Dictionary of Literature, Aba: Inteks Press

Murphy, M. J. (1972)

Understanding Unseen, An Introduction to English Poetry and English Novel for Overseas Students, George Allen and Unwin Ltd.

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