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British and African literature in transnational context

Simon Lewis

British and African literature in transnational context

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • English literature,
  • Imperialism in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • African literature (English),
  • British,
  • Postcolonialism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-252) and index.

    StatementSimon Lewis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9340 .L49 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24893547M
    ISBN 10081303602X
    ISBN 109780813036021
    LC Control Number2010054030
    OCLC/WorldCa666240017

    His works are influential in the fields of postcolonial studies, critical theoryand Marxism. The Metro adds African specificity to the context. But he realizes that in order to thrive in the new reality that surrounds him and his people, his economic status has to improve. He brings issues of race, gender, class, and sexuality into the analysis, providing new ways for cultural scholars to think about how empire and colony have impacted one another from the late eighteenth century through the decades following World War II.

    At the same time, he realizes that he is trying to recreate a world that no longer exists: " Lambert Obama Ondo embodies most of what is good about traditional African cultures. The Metro has received the majority of attention, due to the reputation of its author and the breadth and depth of his works. The book demonstrates his expert knowledge of local cultural history from to the present, in both Africa and Britain. Databases contain content from popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, documents, books, reports, conference proceedings, and other digital media. The narrative is told from English and Aboriginal points of view.

    These initial chapters of The Metro present a retrospective view of the early life of Lambert Obama Ondo: his ethnic group and family and their reaction to the conflict between tradition and modernity occasioned by European colonizers and their imposition of religious, economic, and other cultural values. The Metro The Metro has received more critical attention than any other text in this study. This engaging book exemplifies the new interdisciplinary field of cognitive cultural studies, demonstrating that collaboration between cognitive science and cultural studies is both exciting and productive. Reclamation of culture, loss of culture, diasporaall themes common to postcolonial literature, are present within the collective Pacific writers. What are the hierarchies implicit in those perceptions, and when and how did these develop? Language and literature were factors in consolidating this sense of national identity to resist the impact of colonialism.


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