The African Novel of Ideas

The African Novel of Ideas

Author: Jeanne-Marie Jackson

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691186443

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 232

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"This study focuses on the role of the philosophical novel--a genre that favors abstract concepts, or 'thinking about thinking,' over style, plot, or character development--and the role of philosophy more broadly in the intellectual life of the African continent"
The African Novel of Ideas
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Jeanne-Marie Jackson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-12 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

"This study focuses on the role of the philosophical novel--a genre that favors abstract concepts, or 'thinking about thinking,' over style, plot, or character development--and the role of philosophy more broadly in the intellectual life of the African continent"
An Introduction to the African Prose Narrative
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Lokangaka Losambe
Categories: African prose literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Africa World Press

This collection of essays introduces students of African literature to the heritage of the African prose narrative, starting from its oral base and covering its linguistic and cultural diversity. The book brings together essays on both the classics and the relatively new works in all subgenres of the African prose
The African Novels of Louis Bertrand
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: David Clark Cabeen
Categories: Dissertations, Academic
Type: BOOK - Published: 1922 - Publisher:

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The Cambridge Companion to the African Novel
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Abiola Irele
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-23 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An overview of the key novels and novelists of the continent, covering multiple cultures and languages.
Dictators, Dictatorship and the African Novel
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Robert Spencer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-01 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book examines the representation of dictators and dictatorships in African fiction. It examines how the texts clarify the origins of postcolonial dictatorships and explore the shape of the democratic-egalitarian alternatives. The first chapter explains the ‘neoliberal’ period after the 1970s as an effective ‘recolonization’ of Africa by Western states