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Author Ogede, Ode.

Title Intertextuality in contemporary African literature : looking inward / Ode Ogede.

Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  809.896 OGED    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 229 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-220) and index.
Contents When an elephant rustles the bush -- Is a picture still worth a thousand words? from documentary to investigative realism: Cyprian Ekwensi's Jagua Nana and Flora Nwapa's One is enough -- Lampoon, or the power of savage satire, and the visual object of distaste: Chinua Achebe's A man of the people and Ayi Kwei Armah's The beautyful ones are not yet born -- On the politics of love: Chinua Achebe's No longer at ease and Bessie Head's Maru -- Masking the infrastuctural frame: Christopher Okigbo and his acolytes (Labyrinths' aural and thematic echoes in Okinba Launko's Minted coins and Chimalum Nwankwo's The heart in the womb) -- Conclusion: coming out of shadow: eye on the tradition, looking for consequence.
Subject African literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780739164464 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0739164465 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780739164488 (ebk.)
0739164481 (ebk.)