ALT 26 War in African Literature Today

ALT 26 War in African Literature Today

by Ernest N. Emenyonu (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780852555712
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 11/20/2008
Series: African Literature Today Series
Pages: 189
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Editorial article. War in African literature: literary harvests, human tragedies - Ernest N. Emenyonu The muted index of war in African literature & society - Chimalum Nwankwo'Life in the camp of the enemy': Alemseged Tesfai's theatre of war - Christine Matzke Sacrifice & contestation of identity in Chukwuemeka Ike's Sunset at Dawn - Clement Okafor Of war & madness: a symbolic transmutation of the Nigeria-Biafra war in select stories from The Insider:Stories of War & Peace from Nigeria - Iniobong I. Uko Becoming a feminist writer: representation of the subaltern in Buchi Emecheta's Destination Biafra - Oike Machiko Politics & human rights in non-fiction prison literature - Sophia O. Ogwude Problems of representing the Zimbabwean war of liberation in Mutasa's The Contract, Samupinda's Pawns & Vera's The Stone Virgins - Maurice Taonezvi Vambe The need to go further? Dedication & distance in the war narratives of Alexandra Fuller & Alexander Kanengoni - Zoe Norridge History, memoir & a soldier's conscience: Philip Efiong's Nigeria & Biafra: My Story - Isidore Diala Of the versification of pain: Nigerian civil war poetry - Ogaga Okuyade Reviews - James Gibbs

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