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African migration narratives : politics, race, and space

Author: Cajetan Nwabueze Iheka; Jack Taylor
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the representations of migration in African literature, film, and other visual media, with an eye to the stylistic features of these works as well as their contributions to debates on migration--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cajetan Nwabueze Iheka; Jack Taylor
ISBN: 9781580469340 1580469345
OCLC Number: 1056202582
Description: vi, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The migration turn in African cultural productions / Cajetan Iheka and Jack Taylor --
African migration on the screen : films of migration --
Harragas, global subjects, and failed deterritorializations : the tragedies of illegal Mediterranean crossings in Maghrebi cinema / Vaĺerie K. Orlando --
Nollywood comedies and visa lotteries : welfare states, borders, and migration as random invitation / Matthew H. Brown --
Accented cinema : the context of Nollywood / Babatunde Onikoyi --
Migrations and representations : the cinema of Griot Dani Kouyat? / Daniela Ricci --
Forgotten diasporas : Lusophone and Indian diasporas --
Mami Wata, migrations, and miscegenation : transculturalism in Jośe Eduardo Agualusa, Mia Couto, and Germano Almeida / Niyi Afolabi --
Poor migrant : poverty and striving in Nadine Gordimer's July's people and The pickup / S. Shankar --
Reimaging Blackness in a hybridized and racialized space : the visual landscapes of the Peruvian district of El Carmen, Chincha / Gilbert Shang Ndi --
Migration against the grain : narratives of return --
Reading space, subjectivity, and form in the twenty-first-century narrative of return / Madhu Krishnan --
Looking for Transwonderland : Noo Saro-Wiwa's Migration of the heart / Toni Pressley-Sanon --
The literary circulation of Teju Cole's Every day is for the thief / Connor Ryan --
Speculative migration and the project of futurity in Sylvestre Amoussou's Africa paradis / MaryEllen (Ellie) Higgins --
Migration and difference : indigeneity, race, religion, and poetry at the margins --
Monkeys from hell, Toubabs in Africa / Kenneth W. Harrow --
Mapping "sacred" space in Leila Aboulela's The translator and Minaret / Andrew H. Armstrong --
Waris Dirie, FGM, and the authentic voice / John C. Hawley --
Esiaba Irobi : poetry at the margins / Isidore Diala.
Series Title: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Responsibility: edited by Cajetan Iheka and Jack Taylor.

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