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作者 Makokha, J. K. S
書名 Style in African Literature : Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles
出版項 New York : BRILL, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9789401207553 (electronic bk.)
9789042034761
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說明 1 online resource (444 pages)
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系列 Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft Ser
Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft Ser
附註 Intro -- Style in African Literature: Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Introduction: Linguistic (Re)turn and Craft in Contemporary African Literature -- Part I: General Perspectives -- Towards a Stylistic Model for Analysing Anglophone African Literatures: Preliminary Epistemological Considerations and a Case Study -- Current Issues and Trends in African Verbal Stylistics: The Yoruba Example -- Part II: Perspectives on Fiction -- Nnu Ego on the Verge of Feminist Consciousness: Feminist Stylistics and Buchi Emecheta's The Joys of Motherhood -- Narratives of a Wounded Time: Yvonne Vera's Poetics of Trauma -- Speaking the Unspeakable in Iweala and Kourouma: The Trauma of Child Soldiers, Literary Stylistics and Story Telling -- Autobiographical Memory and Identity Construction in Tayo Olafioye's Grandma's Sun -- Carl de Souza's La maison qui marchait vers le large and the Multicultural Mauritian City -- A Stylistic Study of Metaphors in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart -- Part III: Perspectives on Orature and Poetry -- Stylistic Features of Igbo Riddles -- On Stylistic Trends in Modern Swahili Poetry -- New Wine in Old Wineskins: Stylistic Provisions of Orature's Call and Response for Contemporary Discourses in Gikuyu Popular Music -- Acitivistic Undertones in the Music of Women: A Psychonalytic and Stylistic Reading of Agnes Mbuta's Dhiang' Othuwowa gi Chuo -- Chronotopes of the (Post-) Colonial Condition in Otjiherero Praise Poetry -- Metapoesis and 'the Art of Chameleons' in Steve Chimombo's Poetry -- Part IV: Perspectives on Drama and Theatre -- Female Sexuality under the Male Gaze: Reading Style and Ideology in Bole Butake's The Rape of Michelle -- Figurations of 'troubled motherhood' and Feminization of the Ugandan Nation in John Ruganda's Plays
Language and Meaning in Efo Mawugbe's In the Chest of a Woman -- Incantation as Discourse: A Discourse-Stylistic Study of the Confrontational Scene of Ola Rotimi's The Gods are Not to Blame -- Contributors
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Makokha, J. K. S. Style in African Literature : Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles New York : BRILL,c2012 9789042034761
主題 African literature (English)--History and criticism
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Alt Author Obiero, Ogone John
West-Pavlov, Russell
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