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The Resource Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri

Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri

Label
Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction
Title
Shaken wisdom
Title remainder
irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction
Statement of responsibility
Gloria Nne Onyeoziri
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her focus on irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri refers to an internal subversion of the discourse of the wise and the powerful, a practice that has played multiple roles in the circulation of knowledge, authority, and opinion within African communities
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Cataloging source
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Onyeoziri, Gloria Nne
Dewey number
820.9/960904
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PQ3989.2.K58
LC item number
Z79 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kourouma, Ahmadou
  • Achebe, Chinua
  • Beyala, Calixthe
  • African literature (French)
  • African literature (English)
  • Irony in literature
  • Meaning (Philosophy) in literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Beyala, Calixthe
  • Achebe, Chinua
  • Kourouma, Ahmadou
  • Achebe, Chinua
  • Beyala, Calixthe
  • Kourouma, Ahmadou
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • African literature (English)
  • African literature (French)
  • Irony in literature
  • Meaning (Philosophy) in literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
Label
Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: African ironies -- From rhetoric to semantics -- Interpreting irony -- Pragmatics and Ahmadou Kourouma's (post)colonial state -- Chinua Achebe's Arrow of god and the pragmatics of proverbial irony -- Calixthe Beyala: new conceptions of the ironic voice -- Conclusion: when the handshake has become another thing
Control code
785943037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613585714
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6t9vk7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785943037
Label
Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: African ironies -- From rhetoric to semantics -- Interpreting irony -- Pragmatics and Ahmadou Kourouma's (post)colonial state -- Chinua Achebe's Arrow of god and the pragmatics of proverbial irony -- Calixthe Beyala: new conceptions of the ironic voice -- Conclusion: when the handshake has become another thing
Control code
785943037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613585714
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6t9vk7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785943037

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