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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Intertextuality in contemporary African literature.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2011
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|Description:||1 online resource (229 pages)|
|Contents:||When an elephant rustles the bush --
Is a picture still worth a thousand words? from documentary to investigative realism: Cyprian Ekwensi's Jagua Nana and Flora Nwapa's One is enough --
Lampoon, or the power of savage satire, and the visual object of distaste: Chinua Achebe's A man of the people and Ayi Kwei Armah's The beautyful ones are not yet born --
On the politics of love: Chinua Achebe's No longer at ease and Bessie Head's Maru --
Masking the infrastuctural frame: Christopher Okigbo and his acolytes (Labyrinths' aural and thematic echoes in Okinba Launko's Minted coins and Chimalum Nwankwo's The heart in the womb) --
Conclusion: coming out of shadow: eye on the tradition, looking for consequence.
Dr. Ogede's elegantly written book applauds intertextuality as a resourceful creative principle and a rewarding critical enterprise, and authoritatively applies its paradigm to his reading of