Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel

Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel

by Eleni Coundouriotis
     
 

— Simon Gikandi, author of Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of ColonialismSee more details below

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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
Introduction1
1The Traditional Cultures of Rene Maran and Chinua Achebe21
2History, Human Sacrifices, and the Victorian Travelers to Dahomey45
3Contesting Authenticity: Paul Hazoume, Ethnography, and Negritude73
4Resistant History in Paul Hazoume's Doguicimi97
5History as Transgression in Le Devoir de violence116
6Temporality and the Geographies of the Nation: "The Future Present" in The Famished Road141
Afterword165
Notes173
Works Cited193
Index205

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