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Title:Shadows of the past, visions of the future in African literatures and cultures
Editor:West-Pavlov, RussellISNI
Periodical:Tydskrif vir letterkunde (ISSN 0041-476X)
City of publisher:Pretoria
Publisher:Tydskrif vir Letterkunde Assosiasie, Universiteit van Pretoria
Geographic term:Africa
literary criticism
External link:https://www.ajol.info/index.php/tvl/issue/view/11384
Abstract:Special issue. Editorial: Shadows of the past, visions of the future in African literatures and cultures (Russell West-Pavlov); Dystopian future visions in Afrikaans novels published after 1999: a relationship between past and future (Joan-Mari Barendse); Guilt, guns, girls and ghettos: adjacent futures in selected postapartheid fantasies (Molly Brown); Visions of the future in the 'new' Swahili novel: hope in desperation? (Mikhail Gromov); South African end times: conceiving an apocalyptic imaginary (Michael Titlestad); Wole Soyinka's dystopian/utopian vision in 'A dance of the forests' (Solomon Omatsola Azumurana); Cultural nationalism in Mashingaidze Gomo's 'A fine madness' (Rodwell Makombe); Constitution Hill: memory, ideology and utopia (Bill Ashcroft); 'Regardez la vie reprendre': futurity in Véronique Tadjo's 'L'ombre d'Imana' / 'The shadow of Imana' (Russell West-Pavlov); 'Reterritorialising' the land: 'Agaat' and cartography (Gail Fincham); Woman for President? 'Alternative' future in the works of Kenyan women writers (Alina Rinkanya); Looking forward towards peace by remembering the past: recycling war and lived histories in contemporary Mozambican art (Amy Schwartzott). [ASC Leiden abstract]