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Ben Okri

Author: Ben Okri; Edward Blishen; ICA Video.; Trilion (Firm)
Publisher: Northbrook, IL : ICA Video, ©1989.
Series: Anthony Roland collection of films on art.; ICA Guardian conversations.; Writers in conversation.; Writers talk, ideas of our time.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A discussion which covers socialist realism in the African novel; use of ghosts as representations of nightmares; second generation of African writers and their relationship with the first; using style as distancing factor from experience; differences in language between the novel and the short story; and using literature to face wounds.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Named Person: Ben Okri; Ben Okri
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Okri; Edward Blishen; ICA Video.; Trilion (Firm)
OCLC Number: 20832305
Notes: Title on container: Ben Okri with Edward Blishen.
Titles of last two series from container; title of first series on container: The Roland collection.
Credits: Music, Conor Kelly, Sam Park.
Performer(s): Interviewer, Edward Blishen.
Description: 1 videocassette (40 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Anthony Roland collection of films on art.; ICA Guardian conversations.; Writers in conversation.; Writers talk, ideas of our time.
Other Titles: Ben Okri with Edward Blishen
Roland collection
Guardian conversations
Responsibility: ICA Video, in conjunction with Trilion ; director, Fenella Greenfield.

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A discussion which covers socialist realism in the African novel; use of ghosts as representations of nightmares; second generation of African writers and their relationship with the first; using style as distancing factor from experience; differences in language between the novel and the short story; and using literature to face wounds.

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