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British and African literature in transnational context

Author: Simon Lewis; University of Florida,
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2011]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Lewis; University of Florida,
ISBN: 9780813036021 081303602X
OCLC Number: 824827507
Notes: Índice.
Description: IX, 257 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Postcolonial geographies: the spatial shuttling of indigenes and immigrants. From Igboland to the east end: recasting Áfrican identity from Olaudah Equiano to Buchi Emecheta --
"The house I live in ... a language which barks and scorns at me behind every corner" --
Colonial histories: class, gender, sexuality, and racial violence in Anglo-Áfrican writing. Silence of the Askaris: William Boyd's An ice-cream war and the European history of the First World War in East África --
Raids on the inarticulate: Alan Hollinghurst's The swimming-pool library and the closets of imperial and postimperial British history --
Sacrifice, ritual, and canonical violence in the British-Áfrican drama of T.S. Eliot, Caryl Churchill, and Wole Soyinka --
Mayibuye iAfrika: reconstituting Áfrican nationalism in the new transnational south. Embodying Black ways of being in the world in the spatialized historiography of postApartheid literature --
Shades of feminist nationalism in recent Zimbabwean and South Áfrican fiction.
Responsibility: Simon Lewis.

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