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Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography: Religion and culture in the African literary narrative Many African novels that have emerged from the colonial and post-colonial canon have featured religion as both part of the plot, and as a device for theoretical critique. The work … Continue reading

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My conference paper is an investigation into the diasporic state conducted through an examination of the Abiku figure and other examples of ghostliness as indicators and expressions of abjection and fractured identity in Helen Oyeyemi’s The Icarus Girl, Ken Saro-Wiwa’s … Continue reading

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I’m planning to explore issues of religious confrontation and conversion in Achebe’s Things Fall Apart – focusing on those specific moments where worldviews collide. I’m not as interested (to borrow the phrasing of one critic) in moments of hybridization or … Continue reading

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What I hope to accomplish with this paper is to move secondary education teachers away from predominantly ethnocentric texts such as Things Fall Apart or Palm-Wine Drinkard to something that shows culture without these tinted lenses.  The text I am … Continue reading

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My paper will explore how form represents trauma in Ngugi wa Thiongo’s Petals of Blood. I am interested in looking into the ways in which the formal elements of the novel work to process the trauma of the colonial past, … Continue reading

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