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Ayi Kwei Armah and the Pan-African Quest for an Ethical Future

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Ndi, Gilbert Shang:
Ayi Kwei Armah and the Pan-African Quest for an Ethical Future.
In: Gomia, Victor N. ; Ndi, Gilbert Shang (ed.): Re-writing Pasts, Imagining Futures : Critical Explorations of Contemporary African Fiction and Theater. - Denver : Spears Media Press , 2017 . - pp. 111-124
ISBN 978-1-942876-18-2

Abstract in another language

This book is a collection of essays on various aspects of contemporary African fiction and theater. The breadth and depth of the collection speak to the innovative trends in African fiction and theater in an increasingly interconnected world. Whereas the views of the authors are inherently diverse, common grounds are gleaned in the commonality of the patterns of artistic visions shaped and given impetus by the peoples’ new world realities; in this sense, the essays are at the same time in dialogue with each other. In the context of colonial and neo-colonial legacies that seem to forestall any sense of individual and collective self-fulfillment, contributors to this volume examine the pertinence of African fiction and theatre in imagining new vistas of re-conceptualizing the postcolonial condition in ways that re-galvanize the belief in an enabling future.

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Item Type: Article in a book
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: past; future; memory; vision; politics
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Languages and Literature > Chair Romance Languages and Comparative Literature > Chair Romance Languages and Comparative Literature - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ute Fendler
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 800 Literature > 890 Other literatures
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2020 06:45
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020 06:45
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/58733