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Title:Critical perspectives on Cameroon writing
Editors:Eyoh, Hansel NdumbeISNI
Lyonga, NalovaISNI
Azeyeh, AlbertISNI
City of publisher:Mankon
Publisher:Langaa Research & Publishing CIG
ISBN:9956790818; 9789956790814
Geographic term:Cameroon
language usage
youth literature
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This collective volume is the result of the Second Conference on Cameroon Literature which took place at the University of Buea in 1994. Subjects dealt with ranged from general topics such as literature, survival and national identity, through specialized issues such as folklore and oral tradition, prose, drama, children's literature, and translation, to topics such as language usage, history and journalism. Introductory speeches and the keynote address by Bole Butake on the writer as visionary, are followed by 37 contributions in English and French. Contributors: Ambroise Kom (la critique littéraire camerounaise), Bame Nsamenang (indigenous and alien in Cameroonian writing), Hubert Mono Ndjana (le dépassement ethnique), Sylvestre Bouelet (la ville et la création littéraire), Paul Mbangwana (female names), André Ntonfo (littérature camerounaise en français), Tatah Mbui (moral obligations of Africa's intellectuals), Emmanuel Yenshu (Cameroon anglophone writing), Albert Azeyeh, Grace Etonde Ekoto (l'épopée 'Les merveilleux exploits de Djèki'), Nol Alembong (folklore and identity), Florence Dakam-Wanko (folk tale and the modern short story), M.P. Meto'o (Albert Mukong's 'Prisoner without a crime'), Abimne Njinjoh (Remy-Gilbert Medou-Mvomo's 'Le Journal de Faliou'), Emmanuel Chia and Charles Atangana Nama (L.T. Asong's 'The crown of thorns'), Jeanne N. Dingomo (the feminism of Were Were Liking and Calixthe Beyala), Pierre Fandio (l'image de l'homme chez Were Were Liking et Evelyne Mpoudi-Ngolle), Charles Atangana Nama, Kashim Ibrahim Tala (Linus Asong), S.A. Ambanasom (Victor Epie Ngome's plays), George Nyamndi (Bole Butake), Polycarpe Oyie Ndizie (Guillaume Oyono Mbia's 'Trois prétendants ... un mari'), Gilbert Doho (théâtre universitaire), Peter Abety (anglophone drama), Etienne Ze Amvela (English language), George Echu (influence française), Mathieu François Minyono-Nkodo (itinéraire linguistique des écrivains), Thomas Tenjo-Okwen, Edward Ako (children's literature), Thaddeus Menang (English language newspaper), Paul Ntungwe Ndue (democratic pluralism), Victor Julius Ngoh (John Ngu Foncha), Francis Nyamnjoh (protest journalism), Tatah Mentan (press and national liberation), Oscar Tanifum, Moses Nyunai Nintai, Joseph Che Sub (on translation). [ASC Leiden abstract]