The Resource Readings in African popular fiction, edited by Stephanie Newell

Readings in African popular fiction, edited by Stephanie Newell

Label
Readings in African popular fiction
Title
Readings in African popular fiction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephanie Newell
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
896
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PL8010.6
LC item number
.R43 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Newell, Stephanie
  • International African Institute
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African fiction
  • Popular literature
Label
Readings in African popular fiction, edited by Stephanie Newell
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Perspectives on West African Popular Fiction. Hausa creative writing in the 1930s : an exploration in postcolonial theory / Graham Furniss -- Indian films & Nigerian lovers : media & the creation of parallel Modernities / Brian Larkin -- Primary text 1: Excerpts from Balaraba Ramat Yakubu / Alhaki Kwikwiyo, William Burgess -- Onitsha market literature / Donatus Nwoga -- The role of the publisher in Onitsa market literature / Don Dodson -- Primary text 2: Reproduction of How to become rich & avoid poverty / J.C. Anorue -- Irregular visitors : narratives about Ogbaanje (spirit children) in southern Nigerian popular writing / Misty Bastian -- Felix Couchoro : pioneer of popular writing in West Africa? / Alain Ricard -- Writing & popular culture in Cameroon / Richard Bjornson -- The character of popular fiction in Ghana / Ime Ikiddeh -- Part 2. Perspectives on East African Popular Fiction. Storylines, spellbinders & heartbeats : decentring the African oral popular discourse / Raoul Granqvist -- Romances for the Office Worker: Aubrey Kalitera & Malawis White- Collar Reading Public / Bernth Lindfors -- Joe, the sweetest reading in Africa: Documentation & discussion of a popular magazine in Kenya -- Bodil Folke Frederiksen -- Primary text 3: Facsimiles of cartoons, stories & covers from Joe magazine -- Representations of men & women, city & town in Kenyan novels of the 1970s & 1980s / Nici Nelson -- Primary text 4: Excerpts from Charles Mangua Son of woman -- Language & ideology in postcolonial Kenyan literature : the case of David Maillus Macaronic fiction / J. Roger Kurtz & Robert M. Kurtz -- Primary text 5: Excerpts from Dar es Salaam Usiku (Dar es Salaam by Night) / Ben R. Mtobwa, translated from Swahili & with a short introduction by Felicitas Becker -- Part 3. Perspectives on Southern African Popular Fiction. Rediscovery of the ordinary / Njabulo Ndebele -- African popular fiction : consideration of a category / Michael Chapman -- The Sophiatown Writers of the fifties: the unreal reality of their world / Paul Gready -- Drum magazine (19551-1959) & the spatial configurations of gender / Dorothy Driver -- Primary text 6: Facsimiles of front covers, articles, letters & advertisements from Drum magazine, 1952-1955 -- La Gumas Little Libby : the adventures of liberation Chabalala / Roger Field -- Primary text 7: Facsimiles of Little Libby comic strips by Alex la Guma -- Reading lives /Sarah Nuttall -- Black tecs : popular thrillers by South African Black writers in the Nineties / Lindy Stiebel -- Primary text 8: Excerpt from Gomolemo Mokae The secret in my bosom
Control code
ocm47737979
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 206 pages
Isbn
9780253215109
Lccn
2001039665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)47737979
Label
Readings in African popular fiction, edited by Stephanie Newell
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Perspectives on West African Popular Fiction. Hausa creative writing in the 1930s : an exploration in postcolonial theory / Graham Furniss -- Indian films & Nigerian lovers : media & the creation of parallel Modernities / Brian Larkin -- Primary text 1: Excerpts from Balaraba Ramat Yakubu / Alhaki Kwikwiyo, William Burgess -- Onitsha market literature / Donatus Nwoga -- The role of the publisher in Onitsa market literature / Don Dodson -- Primary text 2: Reproduction of How to become rich & avoid poverty / J.C. Anorue -- Irregular visitors : narratives about Ogbaanje (spirit children) in southern Nigerian popular writing / Misty Bastian -- Felix Couchoro : pioneer of popular writing in West Africa? / Alain Ricard -- Writing & popular culture in Cameroon / Richard Bjornson -- The character of popular fiction in Ghana / Ime Ikiddeh -- Part 2. Perspectives on East African Popular Fiction. Storylines, spellbinders & heartbeats : decentring the African oral popular discourse / Raoul Granqvist -- Romances for the Office Worker: Aubrey Kalitera & Malawis White- Collar Reading Public / Bernth Lindfors -- Joe, the sweetest reading in Africa: Documentation & discussion of a popular magazine in Kenya -- Bodil Folke Frederiksen -- Primary text 3: Facsimiles of cartoons, stories & covers from Joe magazine -- Representations of men & women, city & town in Kenyan novels of the 1970s & 1980s / Nici Nelson -- Primary text 4: Excerpts from Charles Mangua Son of woman -- Language & ideology in postcolonial Kenyan literature : the case of David Maillus Macaronic fiction / J. Roger Kurtz & Robert M. Kurtz -- Primary text 5: Excerpts from Dar es Salaam Usiku (Dar es Salaam by Night) / Ben R. Mtobwa, translated from Swahili & with a short introduction by Felicitas Becker -- Part 3. Perspectives on Southern African Popular Fiction. Rediscovery of the ordinary / Njabulo Ndebele -- African popular fiction : consideration of a category / Michael Chapman -- The Sophiatown Writers of the fifties: the unreal reality of their world / Paul Gready -- Drum magazine (19551-1959) & the spatial configurations of gender / Dorothy Driver -- Primary text 6: Facsimiles of front covers, articles, letters & advertisements from Drum magazine, 1952-1955 -- La Gumas Little Libby : the adventures of liberation Chabalala / Roger Field -- Primary text 7: Facsimiles of Little Libby comic strips by Alex la Guma -- Reading lives /Sarah Nuttall -- Black tecs : popular thrillers by South African Black writers in the Nineties / Lindy Stiebel -- Primary text 8: Excerpt from Gomolemo Mokae The secret in my bosom
Control code
ocm47737979
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 206 pages
Isbn
9780253215109
Lccn
2001039665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)47737979

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