Department of English Studies

Dr N Nkealah

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: English Studies
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 2128


  • PhD (Wits) 

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Fields of academic interests

  • African literature
  • African women’s writing
  • Feminist theory 

Journal articles

  • 2014. ‘Women as absented presences: gender and nationalist discourse in Bole Butake’s Shoes and Four Men in Arms’. English in Africa 41(2): 95-114.
  • 2014. ‘Women’s contribution to the development of Anglophone Cameroonian drama: The plays of Anne Tanyi-Tang’. Research in African Literatures 45(2): 122-134.
  • 2013. ‘Self-fashioning through queer sex: A case study of two student theatre performances’. South African Theatre Journal 26(3): 1-11.
  • 2013. ‘Grotesque manifestations of power in Dance of the vampires by Bole Butake’. Literator: Journal of Literary Criticism, Comparative Linguistics and Literary Studies 34(1): 1-7.
  • 2013. ‘The multiple faces of patriarchy: Nawal el-Saadawi’s Two Women in One as a critique of Muslim culture’. ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 44(2-3): 221-238.