The African imagination : literature in Africa & the Black diaspora /

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Author / Creator:Irele, Abiola.
Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Description:1 online resource (xxi, 296 pages)
Language:English
Subject:African literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Africa.
African diaspora.
Littérature africaine -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature et société -- Afrique.
Africains à l'étranger.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- General.
African diaspora.
African literature.
Literature and society.
Letterkunde.
Diaspora.
Africa.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11178136
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ISBN:9780195358810
0195358813
9780195086188
019508618X
9780195086195
0195086198
019508618X
0195086198
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-285) and index.
Print version record.
Summary:1. The African Imagination. 2. Orality, Literacy, and African Literature. 3. African Letters: The Making of a Tradition. 4. Dimensions of African Discourse. 5. A Study in Ambiguity: Amadou Hampate Ba's The Fortunes of Wangrin. 6. Narrative, History and the African Imagination: Amadou Kourouma's Monne, outrages et defis. 7. The Crisis of Cultural Memory in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. 8. The Return of the Native: Edward Kamau Brathwaite's Masks. 9. A National Voice: The Poetry and Plays of John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo. 10. Parables of the African Condition: The New Realism in African Fict.
Other form:Print version: Irele, Abiola. African imagination. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001