African experience in literature and ideology

  • 217 Pages
  • 2.76 MB
  • English
Indiana University Press , Bloomington
African literature (French) -- History and criticism., African literature -- History and criticism., Literature and society -- Africa., Negritude (Literary move



StatementAbiola Irele.
LC ClassificationsPQ3980 .I74 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 217 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2202823M
ISBN 100253331242, 0253205697
LC Control Number89024586

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Abiola Irele's collection of essays, first published inhas established itself as a classic study of modern African literature, its oral traditions, and its cultural and social context. The first part of the book explores the issues of the uniqueness and universality of African literature and the question of by: : The African Experience in Literature and Ideology (A Midland Book) (): Irele, Abiola: BooksAuthor: Abiola Irele.

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-- Négritude and African personality -- Pan-Africanism and African nationalism -- Literature and ideology in Martinique: René Maran, Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon -- French African narrative prose and the colonial experience -- Faith and exile: Cheikh Hamidou Kane and the theme of alienation -- Tradition and Yoruba writer: D.O.

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Abiola Irele. Indiana University Press, The African experience in literature and ideology Irele is a professor of African, French, and Comparative Literature at The Ohio State University. Bibliographic information. : The African Experience in Literature and Ideology (A Midland Book) () by Irele, Abiola and a great selection of similar New, Used 4/5(2).

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The African Imagination brings together a collection of Abiola Irele's essays that have appeared in various journals and books in the period from to The essays in this book thus present us with a fine selection of the author's critical and theoretical reflections sincewhen his earlier book, The African Experience in Literature and Ideology, was first published by Heinemann.

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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Abiola Irele. Ideology emerged as a concern of children's literature criticism during the late s, as discourses interrogating social assumptions about gender, race, and class began to impact upon the.

African literature refers to literature of and from Africa. As George Joseph notes on the first page of his chapter on African literature in Understanding Contemporary Africa, while the European perception of literature generally refers to written letters, the African concept includes oral literature.

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African Literature as Political Philosophy looks in particular at Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah and Petals of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, but situates these within the broader context of developments in African literature over the past half-century, Pages: African literature, literary works of the African continent.

African literature consists of a body of work in different languages and various genres, ranging from oral literature to literature written in colonial languages (French, Portuguese, and English). Irele, The African Experience in Literature and Ideology (); B. Postcolonial Theory and African Literature Preprint The African Experience.

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Precolonial literature. Examples of pre-colonial African literature are numerous. In Ethiopia, there is a substantial literature written in Ge'ez going back at least to the fourth century AD; the best-known work in this tradition is the Kebra Negast, or "Book of Kings."One popular form of traditional African folktale is the "trickster" story, in which a small animal uses its wits to survive.

His publications include an annotated edition of Selected Poems of Léopold Sédar Senghor (), The African Experience in Literature and Ideology (; reprinted ), and an annotated edition of Aimé Césaire’s Cahier d’un retour au pays natal (; second edition ), as well as numerous articles and reviews and a recent volume.

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“The term ‘African literature’ meant African literature in English, French or Portuguese. Those writing in African languages had to justify their use of their mother tongues.” South African writers and intellectuals writing in African languages were getting translated into. This is a precious gem of a book for anyone who wishes to reflect on civilization and culture." --Choice In this incisive, original exploration of the nature and future of African philosophy, Paulin J.

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Pan-Africanism is a worldwide movement that aims to encourage and strengthen bonds of solidarity between all indigenous and diasporan ethnic groups of African descent. Based on a common goal dating back to the Atlantic slave trade, the movement extends beyond continental Africans with a substantial support base among the African diaspora in the Americas and Europe.The Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature - edited by F.

Abiola Irele January Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: 1.The African Experience in Literature and Ideology, Indiana University Press (reprint ), ISBN ; Joint editor with Simon Gikandi of The Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature, Cambridge University Press (), ISBN "Négritude: Literature and ideology" in The African Philosophy Reader, ISBN Born: 22 MaySabogida-Ora, Nigeria.