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Title:At the crossroads: readings of the postcolonial and the global in African literature and visual art
Editors:Negash, GhirmaiISNI
Frohne, Andrea E.
Zadi, Samuel
Year:2014
Pages:359
Language:English
City:Trenton, NJ
Publisher:Africa World Press
ISBN:1592219624; 9781592219629; 1592219632; 9781592219636
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:literature
novels
films
conference papers (form)
2011
Abstract:This book emerged from the annual African Literature Association Conference held from 13-17 April 2011 at Ohio University. It contains the texts of five plenary addresses: Localizing the transnational, transnationalizing the local (Ghirmai Negash); Decolonizing the filmic mind: the politics of African cinema (Haile Gerima); Visual possibilities: from scripts to manuscrips (Sefi Atta); Présence haitienne: the revolutionary beginnings of 'littérature-monde' (J. Michael Dash); Trans-cultural politics of translation: imperial inscriptions/African appropriations (Alamin Mazrui). The book further contains conference papers by Kyle Wanberg (on 'Heart of Darkness' by Joseph Conrad and 'Le regard du roi' by Camara Laye); Schahrazede Longou (on Malika Mokeddem's novel 'N'zid', in French); Ahmed Bouguarche (on the writings of Boualem Sansal, in French); Ada Uzoamaka Azodo (on Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio's 'L'Africain', in French); Samuel Zadi (on 'Monné, outrages et défis' by Amadou Kourouma, in French); Mich Nyawalo (on hip-hop in France); Joseph McLaren (on Haile Gerima's 'Sankofa'); Daniela Merolla (on African verbal arts on the Internet); Arthur Hughes (on Mia Couto's 'Terra sonâmbula'); Rose Sackeyfio (on 'Trafficked' by Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo and 'On Black Sisters' Street' by Chika Unigwe); Janice Spleth (on Fanta Regina Nacro's 'Bintou'); George Joseph (on Fadel Dia's 'La raparille'); Charles ('Chip') P. Linscott (on Ousmane Sembène's 'Mandahi'); Nneka Nora Osakwe (on teaching composition lessons with Chimamanda Adichie's 'My Mother, the Crazy African'); Kolawole Olaiya (on performing Africa in Canada); Chima Osakwe (on the 'Abydos Passion Play' of the ancient Egyptians and the African origins of world theatre); Sofia Samatar (on Yahya Haqqi's 'Qindil Umm Hashim'); Ernest Cole (on Robert Wellesley Cole's autobiography 'Kossoh Town Boy'); E. Anthony Hurley (on French Caribbean love literature); and Jean-Pierre Bekolo (on applied fiction). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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