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A Call to Action : the Films of Ousmane Sembene

Author: Sheila Petty
Publisher: Westport (Conn.) : Praeger, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seven scholars explore Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene's notion of a new Africa by examining the central issues of change, cultural alienation, and economic dependence.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Petty
ISBN: 0313302790 9780313302794
OCLC Number: 868658122
Description: 186 p., [4] p. di tav. ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction by Sheila Petty The Context of the African Filmmaker by Roy Armes Nation, Inter-nation and Narration in Ousmane Sembene's Films by Philip Rosen Orality in the Films of Ousmane Sembene by Sada Niang Towards a Changing Africa: Women's Roles in the Films of Ousmane Sembene by Sheila Petty Ontological Discourse in Ousmane Sembene's Cinema by Frederick Ivor Case The Creation of an African Film Aesthetic/Language for Representing African Realities by Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike Language Use and Representation of the Senegalese Subject in the Written Work of Ousmane Sembene by Beth Willey Filmography Selected Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Petty.

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"Petty has put together an interesting and useful collection of essays about Africa's preeminent filmmaker. All of the essays are good....An engaging and interesting collection, suitable for all Read more...

 
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