Following in the footsteps of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, the tenor of the postcolonial African culture has been justifiably anti-imperialist. In the 21st century, however, there has been a gradual but certain shift away from the awrite-backa discourse paradigm, towards more integrative, globally inflected cultural interpretive models in Africa. This book celebrates the emergence of new interpretive paradigms such as in African philosophy, gender studies and literature.The first part, which explores morality born of the feelings of hurt, is designed as a question, while the second part, which discusses ... Chapter 1, aPostcolonial States of Injury and Moral Imaginations, a lays out the theoretical basis for my discussion of Africaa#39;s ... It notes that Things Fall Apart is a novel conceived primarily as an answer to Joseph Conrad and other Westernera#39;s misrepresentations of Africa.
|Title||:||Postcolonial Imagination and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture|
|Publisher||:||Lexington Books - 2011|