On the final leg of her literary journey, ISABELLA DOCKERY completes her trilogy, using African literature to explore the continent. Over the past few months, many students have felt at a loose end, having had their carefully made summer plans cancelled as a result of Covid-19. At the moment we are in the midst of a slow and cautious return to normality. With information about online classes and university policy now being released, students can begin to form routines, something which is clinically proven to improve mental health. As the new term approaches, I accepted that my free time was dwindling and resolved to travel, for the final time, through literature. For my last literary journey, I ventured into Africa, relishing the opportunity to immerse myself in the continent before deadlines and workloads begin to pile up. As I have never visited the continent, I selected some of its most…Continue Reading

Travelling through Literature 3/3 – Africa