Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel

Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel

by Eleni Coundouriotis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231113501

ISBN-13: 9780231113502

Pub. Date: 12/21/1998

Publisher: Columbia University Press

— Simon Gikandi, author of Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism

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— Simon Gikandi, author of Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231113502
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/21/1998
Pages:
208
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1(20)
1. The Traditional Cultures of Rene Maran and Chinua Achebe
21(24)
2. History, Human Sacrifices, and the Victorian Travelers to Dahomey
45(28)
3. Contesting Authenticity: Paul Hazoume, Ethnography, and Negritude
73(24)
4. Resistant History in Paul Hazoume's Doguicimi
97(19)
5. History as Transgression in Le Devoir de violence
116(25)
6. Temporality and the Geographies of the Nation: "The Future Present" in The Famished Road
141(24)
Afterword 165(8)
Notes 173(20)
Works Cited 193(12)
Index 205

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