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The Resource Diaspora & returns in fiction, guest editors: Helen Cousins & Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo ; editor: Ernest N. Emenyonu ; assistant editor: Patricia T. Emenyonu ; associate editors: Jane Bryce [and six others] ; reviews editor: Obi Nwakanma

Diaspora & returns in fiction, guest editors: Helen Cousins & Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo ; editor: Ernest N. Emenyonu ; assistant editor: Patricia T. Emenyonu ; associate editors: Jane Bryce [and six others] ; reviews editor: Obi Nwakanma

Label
Diaspora & returns in fiction
Title
Diaspora & returns in fiction
Statement of responsibility
guest editors: Helen Cousins & Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo ; editor: Ernest N. Emenyonu ; assistant editor: Patricia T. Emenyonu ; associate editors: Jane Bryce [and six others] ; reviews editor: Obi Nwakanma
Title variation
Diaspora and returns in fiction
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This special issue focuses on literary texts by African writers in which the protagonist returns to his/her "original" or ancestral "home" in Africa from other parts of the world. Ideas of return - intentional and actual - have been a consistent feature of the literature of Africa and the African diaspora: from Equiano's autobiography in 1789 to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 2013 novel Americanah. African literature has represented returnees in a range of locations and dislocations including having a sense of belonging, being alienated in a country they can no longer recognize, or experiencing a multiple sense of place. Contributors, writing on literature from the 1970s to the present, examine the extent to which the original place can be reclaimed with or without renegotiations of "home"--
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Provided by publisher
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N$T
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cousins, Helen
  • Dodgson-Katiyo, Pauline
  • Emeny̲onu, Ernest
  • Emenyonu, Pat. T.
  • Bryce, Jane
  • Nwakanma, Obi
Series statement
African literature today
Series volume
34
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African literature
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
  • Return migration in literature
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • African literature
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
  • Return migration in literature
  • Englisch
  • Literatur
  • Diaspora
  • Exil
  • Heimat
  • Migration
  • Rückkehr
  • Afrika
Label
Diaspora & returns in fiction, guest editors: Helen Cousins & Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo ; editor: Ernest N. Emenyonu ; assistant editor: Patricia T. Emenyonu ; associate editors: Jane Bryce [and six others] ; reviews editor: Obi Nwakanma
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editorial Article: Leaving Home/Returning Home: Migration & Contemporary African Literature / Helen Cousins and Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo -- Alienation & Disorientation in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments / Julia Udofia -- Wait No Longer? The Temporality of Return in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments / Amanda Lagji --"Our Relationship to Spirits": History & Return in Syl Cheney-Coker's The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar / David Borman -- The "Rubble" & the "Secret Sorrows": Returning to Somalia in Nuruddin Farah's Links & Crossbones / Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo -- Migration, Cultural Memory & Identity in Benjamin Kwakye's The Other Crucifix / Helen Yitah and Michael P K O Okyerefo -- No Place Like Home: Failures of Feeling & the Impossibility of Return in Dinaw Mengestu's The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears / James Arnett -- "The Backward Glance": Repetition & Return in Pede Hollist's So the Path Does Not Die / Sophie Akhuemokhan -- Negotiating Race, Identity & Homecoming in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah & Pede Hollist's So the Path Does Not Die / H. Oby Okolocha -- The Problem of Return in Local Gambian Bildungsroman / Stephen Ney -- Returns "Home": Constructing Belonging in Black British Literature -- Evans, Evaristo & Oyeyemi / Helen Cousins -- "Zimbabweanness Today": An Interview with Tendai Huchu / Helen Cousins and Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo
Control code
ocn963932317
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 255 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782048589
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1gqxbhz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)963932317
Label
Diaspora & returns in fiction, guest editors: Helen Cousins & Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo ; editor: Ernest N. Emenyonu ; assistant editor: Patricia T. Emenyonu ; associate editors: Jane Bryce [and six others] ; reviews editor: Obi Nwakanma
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editorial Article: Leaving Home/Returning Home: Migration & Contemporary African Literature / Helen Cousins and Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo -- Alienation & Disorientation in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments / Julia Udofia -- Wait No Longer? The Temporality of Return in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments / Amanda Lagji --"Our Relationship to Spirits": History & Return in Syl Cheney-Coker's The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar / David Borman -- The "Rubble" & the "Secret Sorrows": Returning to Somalia in Nuruddin Farah's Links & Crossbones / Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo -- Migration, Cultural Memory & Identity in Benjamin Kwakye's The Other Crucifix / Helen Yitah and Michael P K O Okyerefo -- No Place Like Home: Failures of Feeling & the Impossibility of Return in Dinaw Mengestu's The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears / James Arnett -- "The Backward Glance": Repetition & Return in Pede Hollist's So the Path Does Not Die / Sophie Akhuemokhan -- Negotiating Race, Identity & Homecoming in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah & Pede Hollist's So the Path Does Not Die / H. Oby Okolocha -- The Problem of Return in Local Gambian Bildungsroman / Stephen Ney -- Returns "Home": Constructing Belonging in Black British Literature -- Evans, Evaristo & Oyeyemi / Helen Cousins -- "Zimbabweanness Today": An Interview with Tendai Huchu / Helen Cousins and Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo
Control code
ocn963932317
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782048589
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1gqxbhz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)963932317

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