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African Literature 9 Chin Ce

African Literature 9

Chin Ce

Published May 26th 2013
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Using the works of Morrison, Head, Ba, Vera, Magona, Rotimi, Okri, D’Aguiar, Onwueme, Mabanckou, Biyaoula and the Insigamigani texts of Rwanda, scholars present further approaches to the concepts and problems of race, heroism and the African writer’sMoreUsing the works of Morrison, Head, Ba, Vera, Magona, Rotimi, Okri, D’Aguiar, Onwueme, Mabanckou, Biyaoula and the Insigamigani texts of Rwanda, scholars present further approaches to the concepts and problems of race, heroism and the African writer’s memory and reinvention of linear time. The heroism and wisdom of African proverbs as a meta-genre are being rediscovered in the new writings of African scholars. The unity of culture is also highlighted in the importance of sharing equally fruits of modern collective efforts. A palimpsest or multidimensional notion of time and existence is replacing the linear time that seems very much an arbitrary creation of human materialist consciousness. And the perception of unity in great variety broadens rather than narrows our perception of our universe