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Protest and conflict in African literature

Protest and conflict in African literature

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Published by Africana Publishing Corporation in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Cosmo Pieterse and Donald Munro.
ContributionsPieterse, Cosmo., Munro, Donald.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 127p., 4p. of plates ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20645675M

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Corp., - Literary Criticism - pages. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: XII, p.: illustrations ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Protest and conflict in African literature. Protest & conflict in African literature. New York, Africana Pub. Corp. [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cosmo Pieterse; Donald Munro; Africa Centre (London, England).

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Protest & conflict in African literature. London, Heinemann Educational, (OCoLC) Online version: Protest & conflict in African literature. London, Heinemann Educational, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cosmo Pieterse; Donald Munro; Africa Centre (London, England).

In the view of many commentators, the picture with regard to African-language literature is bleak. To many critics, African-language literature both in. African Literature () when they argue that: We would like to call an end to the debate over the use of Western languages by African writers.

The use of these languages is a part of the problem of contemporary African culture. Ideally, African literature should be written in African. These two broad areas of early literary activity combined in the s in an imaginative literature that focused on a conflict that profoundly preoccupied southern African writers for decades—the conflict between the urban, Christian, Westernized milieu and the traditional, largely rural African.

Protest and conflict appeared as a theme in African Literature due to the presence of the Europeans in African. This means that the Europeans came to Africa with their own favoured objectives. Thus, the primary motivation for the European Institution.

modern African writer voiced protest to express conflict of his place and time, which "is how the modern African literature of social commitment came into being.". 1• Examining Canonization in Modern African Literature 3 2• Migration, Globalization, and Recent African Literature 31 3• African Literature, Globalization, and the Quest for Peace41 4• Deploying Modern African Literature Towards the Environment and Human Rights 65 5• Language and Literature in Conflict Management in Africa 85File Size: KB.

The influence of oral traditions on modern writers. Themes in the literary traditions of contemporary Africa are worked out frequently within the strictures laid down by the imported religions Christianity and Islam and within the struggle between traditional and modern, between rural and newly urban, between genders, and between generations.

Protest and Conflict in African Literature PIETERSE, Cosmo and MUNRO, Donald (eds.) Published by Heinemann, London (). Protest and Conflict in African Literature is a collection of talks that were given at the African Centre in London in I The editors, Cosmo Pieterse and Donald Munro, decided to cover a period of 70 years of African writing, and.

This book, no doubt, has had a long, drawn gestation. Its life started during my six-year tenure in Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria where I taught African literature, Use of English and Cultural Studies in the Centre for General Studies.

My students were the first I tested my ideas with and I. Christison Rare Books African Literature. African Literature students of African literature to the heritage of the African prose narrative starting from its oral base and covering its linguistic and cultural diversity. An Introduction to the [ ] Item; £ Pieterse, Cosmo, and Donald Munro (editors) – Protest & Conflict in African.

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Indigenous theories of African leadership, such as Ubuntu, are also examined. Finally, future directions in the Cited by: 2. He is best known for his first novel, Things Fall Apart (), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature. Raised by Christian parents in the Igbo town of Ogidi in southeastern Nigeria, Achebe excelled at school and won a scholarship for undergraduate studies/5.African Literature as a Form of Protest.

The definition of "protest literature" is obviously fluid. Deconstructionists might argue that all literary writing is ultimately a form of protest.

Social and historical critics might argue that literary protests must contain a specific political aim, such as changing a law.