TITLE

Nadine Gordimer meets Ngugi wa Thiong'o: Text into film in `Oral History'

AUTHOR(S)
Cancel, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Fall95, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines the film version of Nadine Gordimer's short story entitled `Oral History.' Use of two perspectives; Textual examination of voice, character and plot; Filmic interpretation of the story; Employment of a storytelling tense; Character of the chief in the story; Political implications; Use of irony in depicting the treachery of the settler government.
ACCESSION #
9509184646

 

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