Theory of African Literature

Implications for Practical Criticism. With a Foreword by Biodun Jeyifo
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A classic work that overturns conventional assessments of African literature, offering a unique contribution to literary criticism.
Preface

Introduction

1. Ideological Formations in the Criticism of African Literature

2. Traditionalism and the Quest for an African Literary Aesthetic

3. Marxism and African Literature

4. A Dialectical Theory of African Literatures: Categories and Springboards

5. Issues and Problems in African Literature: A Dialectical Revision

6. History and the Dialetics of Narrative in the African Novel

7. Drama and Revolution in Africa

8. Poetry and Liberation Politics in Africa

9. Beyond Decolonization

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A classic work that overturns conventional assessments of African literature, offering a unique contribution to literary criticism.
Autor: Chidi Amuta
Chidi Amuta is a Nigerian journalist, intellectual and literary critic. He was previously a senior lecturer in literature and communications at the universities of Ife and Port Harcourt. He is also chaitman of the editorial board for the Nigerian Daily Times .
Biodun Jeyifo is a professor of African and African American studies and of comparative literature at Harvard University. His previous books include Wole Soyinka: Politics, Poetics, Postcolonialism (2004).

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Autor: Chidi Amuta
ISBN-13 :: 9781786990068
ISBN: 1786990067
Verlag: Zed Books
Gewicht: 247g
Seiten: 224
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 218x135x16 mm
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