Routledge handbook of African literature / edited by Moradewun Adejunmobi and Carli Coetzee
- Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
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- Physical Description:
- xiv, 462 pages ; 26 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Adejunmobi, Moradewun, 1959- and Coetzee, Carli
- Introduction / Moradewun Adejunmobi and Carli Coetzee -- Mapping political agencies -- Children of the Cold War: rethinking African literary generations through the global conflict / Monica Popescu -- Ethics and the politics of the ordinary in African literature / Chielozona Eze -- Globalisation, mobility and labour in diasporic African fiction / Anna-Leena Toivanen -- Towards an ethics of the humanitarian imagination / Allison Mackey -- Journeys, geographies, identities -- Decolonising the Afropolitan: intra-African migrations in post-2000 literature / Rebecca Fasselt -- History, imperial eyes and the "mutual gaze": narratives of African-Chinese encounters in recent literary works / Ying Cheng -- Ethnicity in post-2000 African writing / Agogho Akpome -- Mythopoesis of the self: nation, textuality and writer as political hero / Rotimi Fasan -- Working through genre -- How to be a writer in your 30s in Lagos: self-help literature and the creation of authority in Africa / Rebecca Jones -- Gothic supernaturalism in the "African imagination": locating an emerging form / Rebecca Duncan -- Contested filial voice in African female-authored autobiographies / Marciana Were -- "I can't go forward, I must go back:" Ben Okri's (p)anachronistic utopias / Ian MacDonald -- The world of and beyond humans -- African literature, audience, and the search for the (non)human / Cajetan Iheka -- Dirty ecology: African women and the ethics of cultivation / Sarah Lincoln -- African fictions, animal figures, and anthropocentric frameworks / Jesse Arsenault -- Depictions of Kenyan lands and landscapes by four women writers / Ng'ang'a Muchiri -- Everyday sociality -- Geopolitical and global topologies in fiction: Islam at the fault lines and the world / Shirin Edwin -- Appetite and everyday life in African literature / Delores B Phillips -- Foundational fictions: variations of the marriage plot in Flora Nwapa's early anglophone-Igbo novels / Fiona Moolla -- Drinking scenes: alcohol in the francophone African novel / Pim Higginson -- Bodies, subjectivities, affect -- Desire and freedom in Yvonne Vera's fiction / Grace Musila -- The forms of shame and African literature / Naminata Diabate -- Scattered testimony: locating the Rwandan genocide in transnational witnessing / Martina Kopf -- Contestations through same-sex desire in Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's Kintu / Edgar Nabutanyi -- Literary networks -- The story club: literary networks offline / Stephanie Bosch Santana -- Languages and prizes: expanding literary boundaries / Doseline Kiguru -- Publishers' networks and the making of 21st century African literature in English / Kate Wallis -- Literary networks in the Horn of Africa: Oromo and Amharic intellectual histories / Sara Marzagora and Ayele Kebede.
- 9781138713864 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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