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New directions in African fiction /

Derek Wright.

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Main Author: Wright, Derek
Published: New York : Twayne Publishers ; c1997.
Series: Twayne's world authors series. TWAS 869.
Topics: African fiction (English) - History and criticism.
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The postcolonial predicament, 1965-1970 -- Lyric fatalism and mystic utopianism: history as myth and ritual in Kofi Awoonor's This earth, my brother, and Wole Soyinka's Season of anomy -- Orature revisioned: Yambo Ouologuem's Bound to violence and Ayi Kwei Armah's Two thousand seasons -- Orality and dictatorship: Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Matigari and Nuruddin Farah's Sweet and sour milk -- The African in white South African fiction: landscape and mythology in J.M. Coetzee's Life and times of Michael K -- A wounded nation: Shimmer Chinodya's Harvest of thorns and Zimbabwe's legacies of
liberation -- Regurgitating colonialism: the feminist voice in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous conditions -- Ethnic voices: M.G. Vassanji's The gunny sack -- Imagined and other worlds: magic history in Kojo Laing's Search sweet country and Ben Okri's The famished road -- Prospective: into the nineties.
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