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Relocating agency : modernity and African letters

Autor: Olakunle George
Editorial: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2003.
Serie: SUNY series, explorations in postcolonial studies.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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"Combining a sustained critical engagement of Anglo-American theory with focused close-readings of major African writers, this book performs a long-overdue cross-fertilization of ideas among poststructuralism, postcolonial theory, and African literature. The author examines several influential figures in current theory such as Habermas, Althusser, Laclau and Mouffe, as well as the theorists of postcolonialism, and  Leer más
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Persona designada: Chinua Achebe; D O Fagunwa; Wole Soyinka; Amos Tutuola; Chinua Achebe; D O Fagunwa; Wole Soyinka; Amos Tutuola
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Olakunle George
ISBN: 0791455424 9780791455425 0791455416 9780791455418
Número OCLC: 48964693
Descripción: xx, 227 p. ; 23 cm.
Contenido: Issues and contexts: on knowledge as limit --
Contemporary theory and the demand for agency --
The logic of agency in African literary criticism --
D.O. Fagunwa as compound of spells --
Wole Soyinka and the challenge of transition.
Título de la serie: SUNY series, explorations in postcolonial studies.
Responsabilidad: Olakunle George.

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"Combining a sustained critical engagement of Anglo-American theory with focused close-readings of major African writers, this book performs a long-overdue cross-fertilization of ideas among poststructuralism, postcolonial theory, and African literature. The author examines several influential figures in current theory such as Habermas, Althusser, Laclau and Mouffe, as well as the theorists of postcolonialism, and offers an extended reading of the Nigerian writers D. O. Fagunwa, Wole Soyinka, Amos Tutuola, and Chinua Achebe. He argues that contrary to what the purism and voluntarism common to postcolonial theory might suggest, one lesson of African letters is that significant agency can result from acts that are blind to their determinations. For George, African letters offer an instance of "agency-in-motion," as opposed to agency in theory."--BOOK JACKET.

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