Literature And National Development In China, Nigeria And America

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Ogunyemi Christopher Babatunde, Yanqing Zhang Zhang and Okoko Anthony Chinedu redefined Literature and National Development within narratological perspective. The work encapsulates salient themes in post-colonial China and Nigeria with passing references to Harlem and Negritude literature. Chapter one examines Ch'ien Chung-Shu who is ranked among the foremost twentieth-century Chinese novelists, and his first and only novel Wei-Ch'eng (Fortress Besieged) published in 1947 is one of the greatest twentieth-century ...
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Overview

Ogunyemi Christopher Babatunde, Yanqing Zhang Zhang and Okoko Anthony Chinedu redefined Literature and National Development within narratological perspective. The work encapsulates salient themes in post-colonial China and Nigeria with passing references to Harlem and Negritude literature. Chapter one examines Ch'ien Chung-Shu who is ranked among the foremost twentieth-century Chinese novelists, and his first and only novel Wei-Ch'eng (Fortress Besieged) published in 1947 is one of the greatest twentieth-century Chinese novels., has been acclaimed as "one of modern China's two best novels," or her "greatest novel". Chapter two visualizes the search for cultural, spiritual identity and the image of the White man on the blacks in their respective ghettos were the motivating factors that led to the Harlem Renaissance. The African Americans knew that so long as their cultural identity was in question, so long can there be no positive identification with the real demands of their political and economic existence.Chapter three probes into narrative mobility as regards Achebe's canon. African fiction has been very much influenced by culture, politics and globalization.......
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  • ISBN-13: 9783639304541
  • Publisher: VDM Verlag
  • Publication date: 11/3/2010
  • Pages: 76
  • Product dimensions: 0.18 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

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