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ALT 34 Diaspora & Returns in Fiction : African Literature Today.

Author: Helen Cousins; Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo; Ernest N Emenyonu
Publisher: Melton : Boydell & Brewer, 2016.
Series: African literature today.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imagined or actual returns to a ""homeland"" in African literature are examined in relation to changing concepts of identity, belonging, migration and space.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cousins, Helen.
ALT 34 Diaspora & Returns in Fiction : African Literature Today.
Melton : Boydell & Brewer, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Cousins; Pauline Dodgson-Katiyo; Ernest N Emenyonu
ISBN: 9781782048589 1782048588
OCLC Number: 964403210
Description: 1 online resource (269 pages).
Contents: Frontcover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; EDITORIAL ARTICLE. Leaving Home/ Returning Home: Migration & Contemporary African Literature; ARTICLES; Alienation & Disorientation in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments; Wait No Longer?: The Temporality of Return in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments; 'Our Relationship to Spirits': History & Return in Syl Cheney-Coker's The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar; The 'Rubble' & the 'Secret Sorrows': Returning to Somalia in Nuruddin Farah's Links & Crossbones; Migration, Cultural Memory & Identity in Benjamin Kwakye's The Other Crucifix. No Place Like Home: Failures of Feeling & the Impossibility of Return in Dinaw Mengestu's The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears'The Backward Glance': Repetition & Return in Pede Hollist's So the Path Does Not Die; Negotiating Race, Identity & Homecoming in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah & Pede Hollist's So the Path Does Not Die; The Problem of Return in the Local Gambian Bildungsroman; Returns 'Home': Constructing Belonging in Black British Literature --
Evans, Evaristo & Oyeyemi; 'Zimbabweanness Today': An Interview with Tendai Huchu; FEATURED ARTICLES. Remembering Early Issues of African Literature TodayAfrican Literature Today Its History, Story, Impact & Continuing Journey; On African Literature Today; LITERARY SUPPLEMENT; 4 Poems by Tsitsi Ella Jaji; REVIEWS; Eds Xavier Garnier & Pierre Halen, Littératures africaines et paysage; Mukoma wa Ngugi, Mrs. Shaw (A Novel); Elleke Boehmer, The Shouting in the Dark; Ernest Emenyonu, Princess Mmaeyen and Other Stories; Dayo Olopade, The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa.
Series Title: African literature today.

Abstract:

Imagined or actual returns to a ""homeland"" in African literature are examined in relation to changing concepts of identity, belonging, migration and space.

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