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Politics & social justice

Author: Ernest Emenyo̲nu
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : James Currey ; Ibadan, Nigeria : HEBN, ©2014.
Series: African literature today, 32.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines some of the varied African literary responses to politics and social justice and injustice under colonialism/neocolonialism.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Emenyo̲nu
ISBN: 9781847010971 1847010970 9789780814625 9780814620
OCLC Number: 896814563
Description: xiii, 197 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The novel as an oral narrative performance: the delegitimization of the Postcolonial Nation in Ngūgī wa Thiong'o's Matigari Ma Nijrūūngi --
Abiku in Ben Okri's imagination of nationhood: a metaphorical interpretation of Colonial-Postcolonial politics --
Refracting the political: Binyavanga Wainaina's One Day I Will Write About this Place --
Ayi Kwei Armah's The Revolutionaries: exoteric fiction, the common people & social change in Post-Colonial Africa --
a critical review --
In quest of social justice: politics & women's participation in Irene Isoken Salami's More Than Dancing --
Breaking the laws in J.M. Coetzee's The Childhood of Jesus --
philosophy & the notion of justice --
The rhetoric & caricature of social justice in Post-1960 Africa: a logical positivist reading of Ngūgī wa Thiong'o's Matigari --
"Manhood" in Isidore Okpewho's The Last Duty: authenticity or accountability? --
Remembering Kofi Awoonor (13 March 1935-21 September 2013) --
Kofi Awoonor: In Retrospect --
Kofi Awonor: Poem for a Mentor & Friend --
Looking death in the eye: the human condition, morbidity & mortality in Kofi Awoonor's poetry --
Eulogy for an artist, a statesman, a teacher & friend: Kofi Awoonor --
Postcolonial trauma & the poetics of remembering the novels of Kofi Awoonor --
Song for Nyidevu.
Series Title: African literature today, 32.
Other Titles: Politics and social justice
Responsibility: editor, Ernest N. Emenyonu.

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