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African writers and their readers : essays in honor of Bernth Lindfors, volume II

Author: Bernth Lindfors; Toyin Falola; Barbara Harlow
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernth Lindfors; Toyin Falola; Barbara Harlow
ISBN: 0865438595 9780865438590 0865438609 9780865438606
OCLC Number: 51744639
Notes: Companion volume to Palavers of African literature.
Description: xvi, 542 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Comparative histories --
The self as exemplum: African autobiography as celebratory performance of the self --
Yoruba writers and the construction of heroes / Toyin Falola --
One track minds: markets, madness, metaphors, and modernism in postcolonial Nigerian fiction / Joseph R. Slaughter --
The novelists and their historians: fiction and the gendering of the Nigerian past / Gareth Griffeths --
Acting gods: ritual and mimesis in traditional and modern theater by Yoruba dramatists / Kacke Götrick --
The beautyful ones take a walk in the night / Peter Nazareth --
(En)countering traditions of the erotic in African narratives / Lemuel Johnson --
II. Authorial geographies: north, east, south --
Intertextual Africa: Chinua Achebe on the Congo, Patrice Lumumba on the Niger / Jennifer Wenzel --
Chinua Achebe and the problematics of writing in indigenous Nigerian languages: towards the resolution of the Igbo language predicament / Ernest N. Emenyonu --
Nhlanhla Maake's 'Kweetsa ya Pelo ya Motho': a new voice in African language literature / Daniel P. Kunene --
Fugitive pieces: Es'kia Mphahlele and the African diaspora / David Attwell --
J.M. Coetzee and the animals / Steven G. Kellman --
The use of orality in the short stories of A.C. Jordan, Mtutuzeli Matshoba, Njabulo Ndebele, and Bessie Head / Craig MacKenzie --
Writing the rainbow: synthesizing post-apartheid novels from South Africa / Brian Worsfold --
Historical location and the shifting fortunes of 'Cry, the beloved country' / Susan VanZanten Gallagher --
Immigrant stories of belonging by Ben Okri / Raisa Simola --
Dialogism and the 'Famished road' / Gerald Moore --
Imperialism and multiculturalisms / Eckhard Breitinger --
III. Mixed media --
How many children had Arthur Jarvis?: teaching genre theory using 'Cry, the beloved country' and its adaptations / Page R. Laws --
Film as portable dreams: the virtual cinema of Sylvain Bemba / Hal Wylie --
Images of villages in four recent African films / Josef Gugler.
Other Titles: Palavers of African literature.
Responsibility: edited by Toyin Falola & Barbara Harlow.

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