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West African literatures : ways of reading

Title
West African literatures : ways of reading / Stephanie Newell.
Author
Newell, Stephanie, 1968-
Publication
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Description
ix, 259 p. : maps; 21 cm.
Series Statement
Oxford studies in postcolonial literatures in English
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-249) and index.
Contents
Where is West Africa? -- Negritude -- Facing East: Islam and Identity in West African Literature -- Oral Literatures -- Lost and Found in Translation -- Things Fall Apart: Presence and Palimpsest in the ColonialScape -- Popular Literature -- Griots with Pens in their Hands: Literary Experiments with Oral Genres, 1960s1990s -- Feminism and the Complex Space of Womens Writing -- Marxism and West African Literature -- The Three Posts: Postmodernism, Poststructuralism, Postcolonialism -- Experimental Writing by the Third Generation -- Queering West African Gender Theory: Calixthe Beyala, Werewere Liking and Vronique Tadjo -- Conclusion: West Africa in Postcolonial Theory.
Call Number
JFD 06-12882
ISBN
  • 0199298874 (acid-free paper)
  • 0199273979 (pbk : acid-free paper)
LCCN
  • 2006004658
  • 9780199298877
  • 9780199273973
Author
Newell, Stephanie, 1968-
Title
West African literatures : ways of reading / Stephanie Newell.
Imprint
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series
Oxford studies in postcolonial literatures in English
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-249) and index.
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9780199298877
9780199273973
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JFD 06-12882
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