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The Resource West African literatures : ways of reading, Stephanie Newell

West African literatures : ways of reading, Stephanie Newell

Label
West African literatures : ways of reading
Title
West African literatures
Title remainder
ways of reading
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Newell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9340.5
LC item number
.N49 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in postcolonial literatures in English
Label
West African literatures : ways of reading, Stephanie Newell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-249) and index
Contents
Where is West Africa? -- Negritude -- Facing East: Islam and Identity in West African Literature -- Oral Literatures -- Lost and Found in Translation -- Things Fall Apart: Presence and Palimpsest in the ColonialScape -- Popular Literature -- Griots with Pens in their Hands: Literary Experiments with Oral Genres, 1960s1990s -- Feminism and the Complex Space of Womens Writing -- Marxism and West African Literature -- The Three Posts: Postmodernism, Poststructuralism, Postcolonialism -- Experimental Writing by the Third Generation -- Queering West African Gender Theory: Calixthe Beyala, Werewere Liking and Vronique Tadjo -- Conclusion: West Africa in Postcolonial Theory
Control code
64288904
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 259 p.
Isbn
9780199273973
Isbn Type
(pbk : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2006004658
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64288904
Label
West African literatures : ways of reading, Stephanie Newell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-249) and index
Contents
Where is West Africa? -- Negritude -- Facing East: Islam and Identity in West African Literature -- Oral Literatures -- Lost and Found in Translation -- Things Fall Apart: Presence and Palimpsest in the ColonialScape -- Popular Literature -- Griots with Pens in their Hands: Literary Experiments with Oral Genres, 1960s1990s -- Feminism and the Complex Space of Womens Writing -- Marxism and West African Literature -- The Three Posts: Postmodernism, Poststructuralism, Postcolonialism -- Experimental Writing by the Third Generation -- Queering West African Gender Theory: Calixthe Beyala, Werewere Liking and Vronique Tadjo -- Conclusion: West Africa in Postcolonial Theory
Control code
64288904
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 259 p.
Isbn
9780199273973
Isbn Type
(pbk : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2006004658
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64288904

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