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Annotated Bibliography

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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Syllabus Project

ENGL 430: Explorations of Gothic (M)Otherhood in African Fiction Course Description: This course will locate and address themes of isolation and anxiety in a selection of female, mother, and child experiences from colonial and postcolonial African fiction. To do so, … Continue reading

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Final Paper Ideas: Postcolonial Gothic in the African Novel

Searching through journals for articles that “sound fun” quickly led me to postcolonial gothic readings of African literature. I ended up creating a short list of ways the gothic can be read into postcolonial or African literature based on the … Continue reading

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