The Resource Metaphor and the slave trade in West African literature, Laura Murphy, (electronic resource)

Metaphor and the slave trade in West African literature, Laura Murphy, (electronic resource)

Label
Metaphor and the slave trade in West African literature
Title
Metaphor and the slave trade in West African literature
Statement of responsibility
Laura Murphy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Murphy, Laura
Dewey number
820.93580966
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9340.5
LC item number
.M87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Slave trade in literature
  • West African literature (English)
Label
Metaphor and the slave trade in West African literature, Laura Murphy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/umanitoba/docDetail.action?docID=10556489
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Against amnesia: metaphors and memory in West Africa -- Magical capture in a landscape of terror: the trope of the body in the bag in Amos Tutuola's My life in the bush of ghosts -- Geographies of memory: mapping slavery's recurrence in Ben Okri's The famished road -- The curse of constant remembrance: the belated trauma of the slave trade in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments -- Childless mothers and dead husbands: the enslavement of intimacy and Ama Ata Aidoo's secret language of memory -- The suffering of survival -- The future of the past: the new historical fiction
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444122
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2552604-01umb_inst
  • 40020866663
  • (Sirsi) i9780821444122
  • (OCoLC)793494344
Label
Metaphor and the slave trade in West African literature, Laura Murphy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/umanitoba/docDetail.action?docID=10556489
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Against amnesia: metaphors and memory in West Africa -- Magical capture in a landscape of terror: the trope of the body in the bag in Amos Tutuola's My life in the bush of ghosts -- Geographies of memory: mapping slavery's recurrence in Ben Okri's The famished road -- The curse of constant remembrance: the belated trauma of the slave trade in Ayi Kwei Armah's Fragments -- Childless mothers and dead husbands: the enslavement of intimacy and Ama Ata Aidoo's secret language of memory -- The suffering of survival -- The future of the past: the new historical fiction
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444122
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2552604-01umb_inst
  • 40020866663
  • (Sirsi) i9780821444122
  • (OCoLC)793494344

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