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Title:Language and literature: vehicles for the enhancement of cultural understanding
Authors:Maganda, Dainess
Traoré, KarimISNI
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Adonis & Abbey
ISBN:1909112585; 9781909112582
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:African languages
Swahili language
Yoruba language
Mande languages
African identity
Abstract:This edited volume looks at the way African languages, teaching and literature are used inside and outside of Africa to generate a greater cultural understanding of the African continent and the notions of African identity. Contributions: Introduction: why and how should culture be taught? (D. M. Maganda); African languages and African development in the 21st century (G. Rubumbika); Sustaining the global visibility of African languages and cultures: the case of Kiswahili (L. Moshi); Doors of perception: dialogues with otherness (C. M. Beleana); Africa in the selected high school world history textbooks in Korea (H. Yi, S. Abn); Culture prints in African languages: the world we share (D. Baloubi); A literacy-based approach to cultural understanding in African language pedagogy (K. K. Sanuth, A. Agoke); Using music/songs in the African language classroom: ideas and challenges (D. M. Maganda, et al.); Literary translation, cultural understanding selected translated works of Akínwůmí Ěsňlá (A. Ojo); Return of the native? Images of alienation and ''outsiderhood'' in Tayeb Salih's 'Season of Migration to the North' (S. S. Kumar); Spatial organization of Mande tales (K. Traoré); The secret imports of names and its implication for individual in nation building: a study of Yorůbá anthroponomy (G. Ayoola); Teaching languages, literatures and cultures: examining teaching philosophies (O. Kole). [ASC Leiden abstract]