Africa's Narrative Geographies: Charting the Intersections of Geocriticism and Postcolonial Studies (African Histories and Modernities)

Africa's Narrative Geographies: Charting the Intersections of Geocriticism and Postcolonial Studies (African Histories and Modernities)

By: Dustin Crowley (author)Hardback

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Building on the emerging field of geocriticism, this book explores Africa's complex, dynamic literary landscapes, proffering new methods for understanding the geographies of African literature. Using both cultural geography and political ecology, Crowley offers fresh insights into key authors' imagined geographies of resistance and alterity.

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Dustin Crowley is a Lecturer at the University of Kansas, USA.

Contents

Introduction: Charting a Path for Geocriticism 1. "My Black Land": Senghor's Construction of "Africa" 2. Place and Scale in Ng?g?'s "Universal Garden" 3. Imagining the Global Village: Bessie Head's Narratives of Migration and Boundaries 4. Cosmopolitan Somalia: Place and Identity in Farah's Maps and Links 5. Half Slum, Half Paradise: Abani's Global Cities Conclusion: The Landscape of Geocritical Inquiry: Finding Common Ground for Geocriticism and Ecocriticism

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/07/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137522757
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 202
  • ID: 9781137522757
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1137522755

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