3 edition of Post-colonial African fiction found in the catalog.
Post-colonial African fiction
Focuses on the study of the novels of Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, and Ezekiel Mphahlele.
|LC Classifications||PL8010 .P26 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||210 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||210|
|LC Control Number||97900873|
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Resistance in Postcolonial African Fiction Hardcover – May 1, by Neil Lazarus (Author) › Visit Amazon's Neil Lazarus Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: So I set out to find books where the otherworldly is juxtaposed with the contemporary—used here to mean since the s—socioeconomics, politics and culture of post-colonial Africa.
Postcolonial African Literature African literature written in the postcolonial era by authors of African descent. Postcolonialism in Africa refers in general to the era between and Resistance in Postcolonial African Fiction is a significant addition not only to Armah studies, but also to postcolonial literary studies in general.
It offers valuable solutions to problems that affect all critics of postcolonial literature (African or not), and also raises new questions for critical debate. Page: 3 of 3. B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Trend Shop Top Young Reader Series Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 Years.
The present volume is a Post-colonial African fiction book comprehensive assessment of the postcolonial short story since the thirty-six contributions cover most geographical areas concerned.
Another important feature is that it deals not only with exclusive practitioners of the genre (Mansfield, Munro), but also with well-known novelists (Achebe, Armah, Atwood, Carey, Rushdie), so that stimulating comparisons are.
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“African Fiction and Joseph Conrad is accessible, and will be a good resource for students.” ― Wasafiri “The value of this work lies in its demonstration that postcolonial African literature goes far beyond ‘writing back’ to literary works by Western authors, Joseph Conrad being the.
Resistance in postcolonial African fiction by Neil Lazarus,Yale University Press edition, in EnglishPages: Home / Journals / Novel / The Form of Postcolonial African Fiction.
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This anthology is a radical collection of love stories from African women. The collection is a radical departure from conventional anthologies and the love theme is aimed at debunking the myth that African Women are poor and helpless victims. Post colonial African Literature African literature written in the postcolonial era by authors of African descent.
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