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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:'Who am I?' Fact and fiction in African first-person narrative
Author:Schipper, M.ISNI
Year:1985
Periodical:Research in African Literatures
Volume:16
Issue:1
Pages:53-79
Language:English
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:novels
diaries (form)
letters (form)
Link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/3819762
Abstract:The author's intention is to discuss the first-person narrative form, its main genres and various techniques, as they are used in African literature. Sections: 'who speaks?' and 'who sees?' - different first-person genres - diary and diary novel - letters and the epistolary novel - autobiography and the memoir novel. Notes.
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