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Mathuray, Mark

On the Sacred in African Literature

Mathuray, Mark - On the Sacred in African Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Mark Mathuray

I. Directions

2. Realising the Sacred: Chinua Achebe’s Arrow of God
Mark Mathuray

3. Dramatising the Sacred: Wole Soyinka’s ‘The Fourth Stage’ and Kongi’s Harvest
Mark Mathuray

4. Politicising the Sacred: Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s The River Between
Mark Mathuray

II. Indirections

5. Sacred Realism: Ben Okri’s The Famished Road
Mark Mathuray

6. The Stalled Sublime: J. M. Coetzee’s Foe
Mark Mathuray

7. Conclusion: The Political as Tragic Effect
Mark Mathuray

Keywords: Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, African Literature, African Languages, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Fiction

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
213 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230240919
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36731-3

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