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Author Gikandi, Simon.

Title Cambridge Studies in African and Caribbean Literature, 8
Published Cambridge, GBR : Cambridge University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (342 pages)
Series Cambridge Studies in African and Caribbean Literature ; v. 8
Cambridge studies in African and Caribbean literature.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Chronology; 1 Introduction: reading texts and contexts; 2 Narrative and nationalist desire: early short stories and The River Between; 3 Educating colonial subjects: the ""emergency stories"" and Weep Not, Child; 4 Representing decolonization: A Grain of Wheat; 5 The poetics of cultural production: the later short stories and Petals of Blood ; 6 Performance and power: the plays ; 7 The prisonhouse of culture: Detained and Devil on the Cross; 8 The work of art in exile: Matigari ; 9 Writing freedom: essays and criticism ; Conclusion
Notes Bibliography ; Index
Notes Print version record
Form Electronic book
Author Irele, Abiola.
ISBN 0511554117