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Contemporary literature of Africa : Tijan M. Sallah and literary works of The Gambia / edited by Wumi Raji, Department of Dramatic Arts, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

Publication:
Amherst, New York : Cambria Press, [2014] , ©2014
Format/Description:
Book
x, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Sallah, Tijan M., 1958- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Sallah, Tijan M. 1958-
Sallah, Tijan M., 1958-
Gambian literature (English)
Gambian literature -- History and criticism.
Literatur
Gambia
Gambian literature.
Gambian literature (English)
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction / Wumi Raji
Gambian fictions / Stewart Brown
An unusual growth : the development of Tijan M. Sallah's poetry / Tanure Ojaide
Themes and styles in the poetry of Tijan M. Sallah / Pierre Gomez
Rhythm in Tijan Sallah's "Share" : a metrical phonology approach / Demola Jolayemi
Tijan Sallah's Kora land : a stylistic analysis of "The Elders are Gods" / Tunde Ayodabo
The ecopoetics of Tijan M. Sallah : Gambian values and Sufi presence / Victoria Arana
Return to roots : dialectics of cultural development in the poetry of Tijan Sallah / Sylvie Coly
Tijan Sallah's "Sahelian Earth" : Africa's rebirth / Charles Larson
Exile and return : the poetry and fiction of Tijan Sallah / Samuel Garren
African economics as a short story : Tijan Sallah's "The unfortunate choice" / Santayanan Devarajan
Poetry as therapy : Tijan Sallah's "Harrow poems" / Enajite Ojaruega
"Stanley meets Mutesa" : post colonial consciousness and Africa's continuing dialogue with the West / Femi Dunmade
The amphibian's dilemma : an interview with Tijan M. Sallah / Wumi Raji.
Notes:
"Kora notes: Tijan M. Sallah and the development of Gambian literature, an edited collection of essays principally on the writings of Tijan M. Sallah"--Introduction.
Includes bibliographical references (psages 247-255) and index.
Contributor:
Raji, Wumi, author, editor, interviewer.
Sallah, Tijan M., 1958- interviewee.
ISBN:
9781604978674
1604978678
9781624998133
1624998135
OCLC:
859168710
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