Oral and written expressions of African cultures

Title
Oral and written expressions of African cultures / edited by Toyin Falola and Fallou Ngom.
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Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2009.

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xxxviii, 223 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
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Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Pt. I. African cultures and their African media -- A new grammar of dialogue : the media and the cultural restyling of political representation in Kenya / George Ogola -- The role of newspapers in Nigeria's democratization, 1960-2007 / Ryan Groves -- Metaphors of modernity : the urban woman in Onitsha market literature / Ainehi Ejieme Edoro -- "Imported from America" or fugitive forgeries? Drum magazine and Black popular culture in 1950s apartheid South Africa / Colette Guldimann -- Pt. II. Music, politics, poetry and African cultures -- From aesthetic creativity to political produndity : popular music and politics in Kenya and Argentina / Shadrack W. Nasong'o and Amy E. Risley -- Chisels that cause blisters in the eardrums of society : South African spoken word poetry / Francis Lukhele -- Aghanii al-Banaat : lyrics of exposure and negotiating social/gender relations, femininity, and body images / Saadia I. Malik -- Alive and well in the Caribbean : reflections of African language and culture in Puerto Rico / Ann Albuyeh -- Pt. III. Fiction, crisis and African cultures -- Rene Maran's Batouala and Africa : the limits of the alliance / Naminata Diabate -- The narrative weave of community in the Tisseroman / Gretchen Kellough -- Reading in apartheid South Africa / Patricia G. Clark -- Working to erase misconceptions : the ne literature of AIDS in Africa / Jessica Achberger.
Call Number
Sc E 10-809
ISBN
  • 9781594606472 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1594606471 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2008042671
OCLC
262209101
Title
Oral and written expressions of African cultures / edited by Toyin Falola and Fallou Ngom.
Imprint
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2009.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added Author
Falola, Toyin.
Ngom, Fallou.
Research Call Number
Sc E 10-809
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