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  • Children In The Windby Tsubota

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • African Youth in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture: Identity Questby Vivian Yenika-Agbaw; Lindah Mhando

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book explores how African youth are depicted in contemporary literature and popular culture, and discusses the different ways by which they attempt to construct personal and cultural identities through popular culture and social media outlets. The contributors approach the subject from an interdisciplinary perspective, looking at images in children?s... more...

  • Lexical Phonology and Morphologyby Carole Paradis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book presents a description of the phonology and morphology of the nominal class system in Fula, a dialect which displays 21 nominal classes. These are identified by suffixes, which can attach to nominal, verbal and adjectival stems. The main objective of this work is to show, through a lexical analysis, that there are only two monomorphemic... more...

  • Mishima Yukios ?Zur Verteidigung unserer Kultur? (Bunka boeiron)by Rebecca Mak

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This volume presents Yukio Mishima?s essay ?On the Defense of Culture? (1968) for the first time in German translation. Mishima examines the relationship between culture, tradition, the emperor, and nation, and asserts his opinions about these issues, which also shape his fictional works. This volume engages in a close reading of the text, thus illuminating... more...

  • Africa in Narrativesby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    Africa in Narratives illuminates or proves, against the backdrop of attitudes toward nations deemed ëethnicí or ëminoritiesí, that literature in Africa can live up to the challenge of aesthetic imagination to form an active, refreshing part of world cultural discourse. African countries have evolved imaginatively beyond their present... more...

  • African Rythmnsby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    With new integrative and indigenous approaches to literary affairs the focus of this volume is on the influence of tradition in African writing. Using the work of Chinua Achebe two scholars from outside Africa offer insight on oratorical devices in modern African fiction, two chapters follow which, by fusing traditional elements in transitional societies,... more...

  • Counter Discourse in African Literatureby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    This volume charts the widening frontiers of black literary aesthetics using the prose and dramatic fictions of writers from Africa and the African diaspora. The chapters come in two interactive phases of current critical discourses involving rejoinders from past-present concerns and issues of cultural and contemporary modernity. These studies stress... more...

  • Post Colonial Identitiesby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    Post Colonial Identities revisits issues regarding the newer literature within the expansive African heritage of diverse regional and national groupings. It is poised at substantiating the uniformity of Africa in terms of literary and cultural movements, and lending some inter-disciplinary insights on the whole body of literature through twentieth... more...

  • Reveries of Longingby Melissa Kiguwa

    African Perspectives Publishing 2014; US$ 18.95

    Melissa Kiguwa is a blue writer, performer, a social critic, television and radio personality in South Africa. Raised by a Haitian father and a Ugandan mother, Melissa considers herself an Afro-diasporic nomad. Migration, imperialism, gender, spirituality, sexuality and capitalism influences much of her work. - See more at: http://www.africanbookscollective.com/books/reveries-of-longing#sthash.TyEPLdmf.dpuf more...

  • Style and Narrative in Translationsby Hiroko Cockerill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Futabatei Shimei (1864-1909) is widely regarded as the founder of the modern Japanese novel. His novel Floating Clouds (1887-1889) was written in a colloquial narrative style that was unprecedented in Japanese literature, as was its negative hero. Futabatei was also a pioneer translator of Russian literature, translating works by Turgenev, Gogol,... more...