Multiculturalism & hybridity in African literatures / edited by Hal Wylie & Bernth Lindfors

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Subjects: African literature--History and criticism--Congresses
Caribbean literature--History and criticism--Congresses
Multiculturalism in literature--Congresses
Acculturation in literature--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, c2000
Series: Annual selected papers of the ALA no. 7
LC Classification: P, PL
Physical Description: 464 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introductions and Keynotes
Introduction / Bernth Lindfors, Hal Wylie 3
Hail to Africa's Ambassador for Literature and Justice / Ernest N. Emenyonu 9
Africa's Tarnished Name / Chinua Achebe 13
Griotte & Novelist: Maryse Conde / Debra Boyd-Buggs 25
O Brave New World / Maryse Conde 29
Presidential Address & Introduction of Ngugi wa Thiong'o / Kofi Anyidoho 37
The Interpreters: Writing, Language and Politics / Ngugi wa Thiong'o 45
Introduction of Niyi Osundare / Stephen H. Arnold 59
Freedom and the Creative Space / Niyi Osundare 63
African Language Literatures
Techniques of Akan Praise Poetry in Christian Worship: Madam Afua Kuma / Akosuc Anyidoho 71
A Hausa Author's Idea of Literature as an "about-face" Response to the British Literary Challenge / Olga Bessmertnaya 87
North Africa
Mahfouz and Europe: A Complex Admiration / Daniel Gover 103
The Beur Woman as Postcolonial Fugitive in France / Touria Khannous 111
Francophone West Africa
Litterature negro-africaine et anti-heros blancs / Jocelyn-Robert Duclos 125
The Psychology Of Abuse in Ferdinand Oyono's Une Vie de boy / Lillian Corti 137
A Return of Existentialism into Post-Colonial Theory: The Case of Cheikh Hamidou Kane / Emily Pederson Carson 145
Squatting the Twentieth Arrondissement / Susan Gasster Carrierre 157
Negotiating Extremes: Identity as Mediation in Calixthe Beyala's Les Honneurs Perdus / Dayna Lynne Oscherwitz 173
Calixthe Beyala's Infiltration of Identity / Beatriz Caceres Schleppe 181
Lusophone Africa
Children in the Poetry of Alda Lara / Don Burness 191
Amorizade E Angolanidade: Subversion and Renovation of "Hightalk" Portuguese in Luandino Vieira / Steven F. Butterman 199
Questings And Questionings: National Character in Mozambican and Afro-Brazilian Fiction / Niyi Afolabi 202
Anglophone West Africa
The Symbolic Dimension of Achebe's No Longer At Ease / Annie Gagiano 221
The Past Addressing the Present and Other Shaping Influences on Wole Soyinka's Autobiographical Writing / James Gibbs 235
The Competing Modernities and Modernisms of African Literature / Simon Ross 249
Armah's Osiris Rising: Ancient Egyptian Mythology and Post-Colonial Africa / Rachida C. Jackson 259
Going Naked to the Market: Traumatic Narrative in Biyi Bandele-Thomas's The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams / Joseph R. Slaughter 269
Southern Africa
The Return of the Lost City: The Hybrid Legacy of Rider Haggard's African Romances / Lindy Stiebel 279
Suffering Visions: Fugard's Theatre Of The Interior / Dennis Walder 297
Re-Membering History, Staging Hybridity: Ubu and the Truth Commission / Marcia Blumberg 309
Joel Matlou's Life At Home: Ironizing of Form / Johan Geertsema 319
South African Stories of the Farm, 1997 / Jennifer Wenzel 329
Caribbean
Colonizing the Air: The Supernatural in Aime Cesaire's Une Tempete / Marnie E. Roth Bethel 337
Transculturalism in Maryse Conde's Novels: From Heremakhonon to Crossing the Mangrove / Robert H. McCormick, Jr. 343
Fugitive Configurations of Mind: Geography and Memory in J. J. Dominique's Memoire d'une amnesique / M. M. Adjarian 351
Inscribing Caribbean "Oraliture": The Polysemic Discourse of Patrick Chamoiseau / H. Adlai Murdoch 359
Diasporan Voices in Caryl Phillips's Crossing The River / Alessandra Di Maio 367
Comparative Studies
Strategies Compared: The Cultural Translations of Alexis Kagame and Amadou Hampate Ba / Stephen Belcher 377
Satanic Impulses: A Comparative Reading of Soyinka's The Road and Marlowe's Doctor Faustus / Eustace Palmer 393
Narrative Journeys: From Orature to Postmodernism in Soyinka's The Road and Okri's The Famished Road / Arlene A. Elder 409
Race, Hybridity and Multiculturalism in Maryse Conde's Heremakhonon and Maya Angelou's All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes / Edgard Sankara 417
Film
African Filmmaker as Griot? / Michael Dembrow 427
"Langage" du cinema africain: le dit et l'inter-dit / Joseph Epoka Mwantuali 439
Contributors 447
Editors 455
Index 457
Alternate Titles: Cover title: Multiculturalism and hybridity in African literatures
Additional Authors: Wylie, Hal
Lindfors, Bernth
African Literature Association. Meeting (24th : 1998 : Austin, Tex.)
Notes: LCCN: 00029311
ISBN: 0865438390
ISBN: 0865438404 (pbk.)
Papers presented at the 24th annual conference of the African Literature Association, which was held Mar. 25-29, 1998, Austin, Tex
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 43657097
ISBN/ISSN: 0865438390
0865438404