The Resource European-language writing in sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Albert S. Gérard, (electronic resource)

European-language writing in sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Albert S. Gérard, (electronic resource)

Label
European-language writing in sub-Saharan Africa
Title
European-language writing in sub-Saharan Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Albert S. Gérard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The first major comparative study of African writing in western languages, European-language Writing in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Albert S. Gérard, falls into four wide-ranging sections: an overview of early contacts and colonial developments "Under Western Eyes"; chapters on "Black Consciousness" manifest in the debates over Panafricanism and Negritude; a group of essays on mental decolonization expressed in "Black Power" texts at the time of independence struggles; and finally "Comparative Vistas," sketching directions that future comparative study might explore. An introductory e
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
809.8896067
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PL8010
LC item number
.E86 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gérard, Albert S
Series statement
  • A comparative history of literatures in European languages
  • Histoire comparée des littératures de langues européennes
Series volume
v. 6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African literature
  • African literature (English)
  • African literature (French)
  • African literature (Portuguese)
Label
European-language writing in sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Albert S. Gérard, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • EUROPEAN-LANGUAGE WRITING IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Volume 1; French title; Title page; Table of contents; INTRODUCTION; PART ONE. UNDER WESTERN EYES; CHAPTER 1. EARLY CONTACTS; 1. THE PORTUGUESE IN AFRICA; 2. MODERN AFRICAN WRITING IN LATIN; 3. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WRITING IN ENGLISH; CHAPTER II. WEST AFRICA; 1. THE PRIMACY OF DIDACTIC WRITING IN ENGLISH AND IN FRENCH; 2. CREATIVE WRITING IN ENGLISH: EMERGENCE AND STAGNATION; LIBERIA; GHANA AND NIGERIA; 3. CREATIVE WRITING IN FRENCH: EMERGENCE AND DIFFUSION; WEST AFRICAN PROSE FICTION
  • WILLIAM-PONTY DRAMAMADAGASCAR; CAMEROON; THE BELGIAN TERRITORIES; CHAPTER III. SOUTHERN AFRICA; 1. SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURES TO WORLD WAR II; 2. WHITE SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE AFTER WORLD WAR II; AFRIKAANS; ENGLISH; 3. THE EMERGENCE OF ENGLISH WRITING IN ZIMBABWE; CHAPTER IV. PORTUGUESE AFRICA TO THE 1950s; 1. THE WEST AFRICAN AREA: CAPE VERDE, GUINEA-BISSAU, SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE; 2. ANGOLA; 3. MOZAMBIQUE; CHAPTER V. HISPANIC AFRICA; PART TWO. BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS; CHAPTER VI. NEGRITUDE; 1. THE WESTERN MOOD; 2. BLACK MIGRANTS IN PARIS; 3. THE NEGRITUDE DEBATE
  • CHAPTER VII. PROTEST WRITING OUTSIDE FRENCH AFRICA1. PORTUGUESE AFRICA: THE NEW MILITANCY; 2. SOUTH AFRICA: BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS; PART THREE. BLACK POWER; CHAPTER VIII. FRENCH; 1. THE FIRST POST-WAR GENERATION; L. S. SENGHOR AND LYRICAL POETRY; FROM FOLKTALE TO SHORT STORY; THE GROWTH OF THE NOVEL; 2. THE SECOND POST-WAR GENERATION; LYRICAL POETRY; THE GOLDEN YEARS OF THE NOVEL; 3. THE EMERGENCE OF LOCAL PUBLISHING; CONGO/ZAÏRE; CAMEROON; THE ""NOWELLES EDITIONS AFRICAINES""; 4. THE SEVENTIES; POETRY; DRAMA; THE NOVEL; Volume 2; French title; Title page; Table of contents
  • CHAPTER IX. ENGLISH: NIGERIA1. AMOS TUTUOLA: LITERARY SYNCRETISM AND THE YORUBA FOLK TRADITION; 2. POPULAR URBAN FICTION AND CYPRIAN EKWENSI; 3. THE IBADAN CLUSTER; THE HORN; BLACK ORPHEUS; MBARI; 4. CHINUA ACHEBE AND THE GROWTH OF THE NOVEL; THE OLDER GENERATION: T. M. ALUKO AND GABRIEL OKARA; CHINUA ACHEBE; THE IGBO NOVELISTS; 5. WOLE SOYINKA AND THE GROWTH OF DRAMA; 6. CHRISTOPHER OKIGBO AND THE GROWTH OF POETRY; 7. AFTER THE CIVIL WAR; THE NOVEL; DRAMA; THE ALTERNATIVE TRADITION: AN INSIDER'S POSTSCRIPT; 8. APPENDIX: EMERGENT ENGLISH WRITING IN CAMEROON
  • CHAPTER X. ENGLISH: THE OTHER WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES1. GHANA; DRAMA; POETRY; THE NOVEL; 2. SIERRA LEONE AND THE GAMBIA; CHAPTER XI. ENGLISH: EASTERN AFRICA; 1. THE EARLY PHASE; 2. KENYA; 3. UGANDA; 4. TANZANIA; 5. MALAWI; 6. ZAMBIA; 7. ETHIOPIA; 8. SOMALIA; PART IV. COMPARATIVE VISTAS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER XII. THE THREE LITERARY TRADITIONS; 1. WRITTEN ART AND ORAL TRADITION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA; 2. THE TRIPLE HERITAGE IN EAST AFRICAN LITERATURE; CHAPTER XIII. FRENCH-ENGLISH: CONTRASTS AND SIMILARITIES; 1. FROM NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS TO CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS: A BILINGUAL APPROACH
  • 2. IRONIC STANCES IN CAMEROON AND NIGERIA
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1294 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027274687
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000139612
  • (EBL)829508
  • (OCoLC)769344103
  • (SSID)ssj0000634825
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11403067
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000634825
  • (PQKBWorkID)10642868
  • (PQKB)10454333
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC829508
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000139612
Label
European-language writing in sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Albert S. Gérard, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • EUROPEAN-LANGUAGE WRITING IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Volume 1; French title; Title page; Table of contents; INTRODUCTION; PART ONE. UNDER WESTERN EYES; CHAPTER 1. EARLY CONTACTS; 1. THE PORTUGUESE IN AFRICA; 2. MODERN AFRICAN WRITING IN LATIN; 3. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WRITING IN ENGLISH; CHAPTER II. WEST AFRICA; 1. THE PRIMACY OF DIDACTIC WRITING IN ENGLISH AND IN FRENCH; 2. CREATIVE WRITING IN ENGLISH: EMERGENCE AND STAGNATION; LIBERIA; GHANA AND NIGERIA; 3. CREATIVE WRITING IN FRENCH: EMERGENCE AND DIFFUSION; WEST AFRICAN PROSE FICTION
  • WILLIAM-PONTY DRAMAMADAGASCAR; CAMEROON; THE BELGIAN TERRITORIES; CHAPTER III. SOUTHERN AFRICA; 1. SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURES TO WORLD WAR II; 2. WHITE SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE AFTER WORLD WAR II; AFRIKAANS; ENGLISH; 3. THE EMERGENCE OF ENGLISH WRITING IN ZIMBABWE; CHAPTER IV. PORTUGUESE AFRICA TO THE 1950s; 1. THE WEST AFRICAN AREA: CAPE VERDE, GUINEA-BISSAU, SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE; 2. ANGOLA; 3. MOZAMBIQUE; CHAPTER V. HISPANIC AFRICA; PART TWO. BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS; CHAPTER VI. NEGRITUDE; 1. THE WESTERN MOOD; 2. BLACK MIGRANTS IN PARIS; 3. THE NEGRITUDE DEBATE
  • CHAPTER VII. PROTEST WRITING OUTSIDE FRENCH AFRICA1. PORTUGUESE AFRICA: THE NEW MILITANCY; 2. SOUTH AFRICA: BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS; PART THREE. BLACK POWER; CHAPTER VIII. FRENCH; 1. THE FIRST POST-WAR GENERATION; L. S. SENGHOR AND LYRICAL POETRY; FROM FOLKTALE TO SHORT STORY; THE GROWTH OF THE NOVEL; 2. THE SECOND POST-WAR GENERATION; LYRICAL POETRY; THE GOLDEN YEARS OF THE NOVEL; 3. THE EMERGENCE OF LOCAL PUBLISHING; CONGO/ZAÏRE; CAMEROON; THE ""NOWELLES EDITIONS AFRICAINES""; 4. THE SEVENTIES; POETRY; DRAMA; THE NOVEL; Volume 2; French title; Title page; Table of contents
  • CHAPTER IX. ENGLISH: NIGERIA1. AMOS TUTUOLA: LITERARY SYNCRETISM AND THE YORUBA FOLK TRADITION; 2. POPULAR URBAN FICTION AND CYPRIAN EKWENSI; 3. THE IBADAN CLUSTER; THE HORN; BLACK ORPHEUS; MBARI; 4. CHINUA ACHEBE AND THE GROWTH OF THE NOVEL; THE OLDER GENERATION: T. M. ALUKO AND GABRIEL OKARA; CHINUA ACHEBE; THE IGBO NOVELISTS; 5. WOLE SOYINKA AND THE GROWTH OF DRAMA; 6. CHRISTOPHER OKIGBO AND THE GROWTH OF POETRY; 7. AFTER THE CIVIL WAR; THE NOVEL; DRAMA; THE ALTERNATIVE TRADITION: AN INSIDER'S POSTSCRIPT; 8. APPENDIX: EMERGENT ENGLISH WRITING IN CAMEROON
  • CHAPTER X. ENGLISH: THE OTHER WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES1. GHANA; DRAMA; POETRY; THE NOVEL; 2. SIERRA LEONE AND THE GAMBIA; CHAPTER XI. ENGLISH: EASTERN AFRICA; 1. THE EARLY PHASE; 2. KENYA; 3. UGANDA; 4. TANZANIA; 5. MALAWI; 6. ZAMBIA; 7. ETHIOPIA; 8. SOMALIA; PART IV. COMPARATIVE VISTAS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER XII. THE THREE LITERARY TRADITIONS; 1. WRITTEN ART AND ORAL TRADITION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA; 2. THE TRIPLE HERITAGE IN EAST AFRICAN LITERATURE; CHAPTER XIII. FRENCH-ENGLISH: CONTRASTS AND SIMILARITIES; 1. FROM NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS TO CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS: A BILINGUAL APPROACH
  • 2. IRONIC STANCES IN CAMEROON AND NIGERIA
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1294 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027274687
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000139612
  • (EBL)829508
  • (OCoLC)769344103
  • (SSID)ssj0000634825
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11403067
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000634825
  • (PQKBWorkID)10642868
  • (PQKB)10454333
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC829508
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000139612

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