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Exile & African literature : a review

Author: Eldred D Jones; Marjorie Jones; Simon Gikandi; James Gibbs
Publisher: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 2000.
Series: African literature today, 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Africa World Press, Inc. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eldred D Jones; Marjorie Jones; Simon Gikandi; James Gibbs
ISBN: 0865438218 9780865438217 0865438226 9780865438224
OCLC Number: 45192899
Description: viii, 152 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Concepts of exile in Dambudzo Marechera's early works / Annie H. Gagiano --
Mindblasts: narrative technique & iconography of sexual stereotyping as patterns of defilement/cleansing in Bessie Head's A question of power & Dambudzo Marechera's The house of hunger / David Kerr --
Shriek of nerves: the rational voice of Dennis Brutus & the poetry of exile in Salutes and censures / Ezenwa-Ohaeto --
Culturo-textual exile: the changing 'faces' of African poetry / Lekan Oyegoke --
Shades of home & exile in Ayi Kwei Armah's novels / Nnadozie Inyama --
Crisis of filiation: exile & return in John Munonye's Triology / Amechi Nicholas Akwanya --
An exile writing on home: protest & commitment in the works of Bessie Head / Sophia O. Ogwude --
Changing states: exile & syncretism in Buchi Emecheta's Kehinde / Ana María Sánchez Arce --
Exile & the female imagination: the Nigeria Civil War, western ideology (feminism), & the poetry of Catherine Acholonu / Ode S. Ogede. Reviews. Abdourahman Ali Waberi's L'Oeil nomade --
Maishe Maponya's Doing plays for a change ; At the junction: four plays by the Junction Avenue Theatre Company ; Barney Simon's Born in the RSA ; Zakes Mda's And the girls in their sunday dresses --
Chirikure Chirikure's Hakurarwi ; Charles Mungoshi's The miklman doesn't only deliver milk ; Chenjerai Hove's Rainbows in the dust ; Zimbabwe women writers' Poetry & short stories --
Bernth Lindfors's Conversations with Chinua Achebe ; Ezenwa-Ohaeto's Chinua Achebe: a biography --
R.E. Obeng's Eighteenpence ; Ama Ata Aidoo's The girl who could and other stories / Amma Darko's The housemaid --
Chukwuemeka Ike's To my husband from Iowa ; Femi Olugbile's Batolica --
Rayda Jacob's Eyes of the sky ; W.P.B. Botha's A duty of memory. S.N. Ndunguru's A wreath for Father Mayer of Masasi ; A.M. Hokororo's Salma spirit ; Charles Mungoshi's Walking still: nine short stories ; Julius Ocwinyo's Fate of the Banished --
Sue Kossew's Pen and power: a post-colonial reading of J.M. Coetzee & Andre Brink --
Hans M. Zell's The electric African bookworm: a web navigator --
Arthur Gakwandi's Kosiya Kifefe ; Alexander Kanegoni's Echoing silence ; Yvonne Vera's Butterfly burning ; Marjorie O. Macgoye's Make it sing and other poems --
F.M. Genga Idowu's My heart on trial ; Barbara Kimenyi's Beauty queen ; Ciarunji Chesaina's Oral literature of the Ember and Mbeere ; J. Roger Kurtz's Urban obsessions, urban fears.
Series Title: African literature today, 22.
Other Titles: Exile and African literature
Responsibility: editor, Eldred Durosimi Jones ; assistant editor, Marjorie Jones ; associate editors, Simon Gikandi [and others] ; reviews editor, James Gibbs.

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