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Literature, language and national consciousness

Literature, language and national consciousness

a Festschrift in honour of Theo Vincent

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Published by University of Lagos Press in Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigerian literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • African literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • English language -- Nigeria,
  • National characteristics, Nigerian

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by T. Akachi Ezeigbo and Karen King-Aribisala.
    ContributionsVincent, Theo., Ezeigbo, T. Akachi., King-Aribisala, Karen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9387 .L58 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 620 p. :
    Number of Pages620
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23971044M
    ISBN 109783823558
    ISBN 109789783823556
    LC Control Number2008556130

    This study of oral tradition in African literature is borne from the awareness that African verbal arts still survive in works of discerning writers and in the conscious exploration of its tropes. Taking as its starting point what is sometimes called 'the prison house of language ' - the widespread feeling that language falls terribly short when it comes to articulating the rich and disparate contents of the human mental tapestry - this book sets out a radically new view of the interplay between language, literature and mind.

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    The Language of Plants collects groundbreaking essays to foster a dialogue between the biological sciences and the humanities and to reconsider our relation to the vegetal world. Informed by evolutionary ecology, the philosophy of biology, and ecocritical theory, this book promotes the freedom of imagination necessary for a new ecological awareness and more sustainable interactions with.   Decolonising the mind is a perfect book that dares to touch on the subject many western imperialist and neo-colonized mind wouldn't find interesting. The subject of our African languages to be used in literal work has always been met with different forces both internal and external but still, they have remained strong/5.


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