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Title:Reflections & retrospectives
Editor:Nwankwo, ChimalumISNI
Year:2012
Periodical:African Literature Today (ISSN 0065-4000)
Issue:30
Pages:195
Language:English
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:literary criticism
novels
literary history
About persons:Dennis Brutus (1924-2009)
Cyprian Ekwensi (1921-2007)ISNI
Bessie Amelia Head (1937-1986)ISNI
Ezekiel Mphahlele (1919-2008)ISNI
Flora Nwapa (1931-1993)ISNI
Sembčne Ousmane (1923-2007)ISNI
Onuekwuke Nwazuluoha Sofola (1935-1995)
Abstract:Articles: Gender politics, home & nation in Zulu Sofola's 'King Emene': tragedy of a rebellion (Maureen N. Eke); The militant writer in Sembčne's early fiction: from 'Le docker noir' to 'L'Harmattan' (Kwawisi Tekpetey); Psychological violence in Bessie Head's 'Maru' & 'A question of power' (Blessing Diala-Ogamba); Constructing the destructive city: representations of Lagos in Cyprian Ekwensi's 'People of the city' (Louisa Uchum Egbunike); History, progress & prospects in the development of African literature: a tribute to Dennis Brutus (Sophie Ogwude); Dispelling the myth of the 'silent woman': the Nigerian Igbo woman in Flora Nwapa's 'Efuru' (Shalini Nadaswaran); Interrogating dichotomies, reconstructing emancipation: Bessie Head's vision on gender issues (Hellen Roselyne Shigali); Es'kia Mphahlele's enduring truth in 'Down Second Avenue' (Joyce Ashuntantang); A tribute to Cyprian O.D. Ekwensi (26 September 1921-4 November 2007): the writer, the man & his era (Ernest N. Emenyonu). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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