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Africa after modernism : transitions in literature, media, and philosophy

Author: Michael Janis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2008.
Series: Routledge studies in cultural history, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the shifts in perspectives on African culture, arts, and philosophy from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to the identitarian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Janis, Michael, 1968-
Africa after modernism.
New York : Routledge, ©2008
(OCoLC)607195019
Online version:
Janis, Michael, 1968-
Africa after modernism.
New York : Routledge, ©2008
(OCoLC)607300241
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Janis
ISBN: 9780415957236 0415957230
OCLC Number: 82772615
Description: xii, 265 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
1. Africana Modernist Contexts: Exoticism, Pan-Africanism, Postcolonialism --
2. Leiris in Africa: The Psychoanalysis of Exoticism --
3. Signatures of Africa in Carpentier's America --
4. African Avant-Garde: Ouologuem's Anti-Colonialist Anthropology --
5. Postmodern Primitivism: Images of Africa in the Western Media --
6. Africana Philosophy: Identity and Alienation --
Afterword: The "Second Sight" of Masks --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Routledge studies in cultural history, 6.
Responsibility: Michael Janis.
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