Pre-Colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives

Pre-Colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives

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Donald Wehrs explores pioneering narrative representations of pre-colonial African history and society in texts by Casely Hayford, Alhaji Sir Abubaker Tafawa Balewa, Paul HazoumAc, D.O. Fagunwa, Amos Tutuola, and Chinua Achebe. By highlighting the role of pre-colonial political economies and articulations of state power on colonial-era considerations of ethical and political issues, his book supplements recent work on the importance of indigenous contexts and discourses in situating colonial-era narratives.From Ethiopia Unbound to Things Fall Apart, 1911a€“1958 Dr Donald R Wehrs ... be stopped or significantly reformed by internal cultural and moral sources, is a question that goes beyond the scope of this study. ... Isara: Journeys around aquot; Essayaquot;}6 not only helps us understand African narratives that fall between the racialistanbsp;...

Title:Pre-Colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives
Author:Dr Donald R Wehrs
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-04-28


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