Theories of Africans: Francophone Literature and Anthropology in Africa

Theories of Africans: Francophone Literature and Anthropology in Africa

by Christopher L. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226528022

ISBN-13: 9780226528021

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"Situating literature and anthropology in mutual interrogation, Miller's...book actually performs what so many of us only call for. Nowhere have all the crucial issues been brought together with the sort of critical sophistication it displays."—Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

". . . a superb cross-disciplinary analysis."—Y. Mudimbe  See more details below

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"Situating literature and anthropology in mutual interrogation, Miller's...book actually performs what so many of us only call for. Nowhere have all the crucial issues been brought together with the sort of critical sophistication it displays."—Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

". . . a superb cross-disciplinary analysis."—Y. Mudimbe

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226528021
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Series:
Black Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: Reading through Western Eyes
2. Ethnicity and Ethics
3. Orality through Literacy: Mande Verbal Art after the Letter
Appendix: Caste in the Novel
4. L'Enfant noir, Totemism, and Suspended Animism
5. Les Soleils des indépendances and Francophone Dialogue
6. Senegalese Women Writers, Silence, and Letters: Before the Canon's Roar
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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