TITLE

Narrating Mande heroism in the Malian novel: Negotiating post-colonial identity in Diabate's Le

AUTHOR(S)
McGuire, James R.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Fall93, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines the African novel Le Boucher de Kouta, by Malian writer Massa Makan Diabate from a polyphonic critical stance. Factors on how Mande narratives are produced and should be read; Distinctions between `Mali' and `Mande'; Representation of protagonist Namori's behavior with the epic paradigm for heroism; Western medium; Positions regarding the place of African writing and philosophy.
ACCESSION #
9312285932

 

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