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Author George, Olakunle.
Title Relocating agency : modernity and African letters / Olakunle George.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2003.

Author George, Olakunle.
Series SUNY series, explorations in postcolonial studies
SUNY series, explorations in postcolonial studies.
Subject Achebe, Chinua -- Criticism and interpretation.
Fagunwa, D. O. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Soyinka, Wole -- Criticism and interpretation.
Tutuola, Amos -- Criticism and interpretation.
African literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Agent (Philosophy) in literature.
Decolonization in literature.
Poststructuralism -- Africa.
Postcolonialism -- Africa.
Nigeria -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 227 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-221) and index.
Contents Relocating Agency -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Issues and Context: On Knowledge as Limit -- 2. Contemporary Theory and the Demand for Agency -- 3. The Logic of Agency in African Literary Criticism -- 4. D.O. Fagunwa as Compound of Spells -- 5. Wole Soyinka and the Challenge of Transition -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.
ISBN 9780791487761 (electronic bk.)
0791487768 (electronic bk.)
9780791455425 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
0791455424 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
0791455416 (acid-free paper)
0791455424 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9780791455418
OCLC # 811404082
Additional Format Print version: George, Olakunle. Relocating agency. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2003 (DLC) 2002021022



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