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African Youth Languages
African Youth Languages
Ellen Hurst-Harosh...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book showcases current research on language in new media, the performing arts and music in Africa, emphasising the role that youth play in language change and development. The authors demonstrate how the efforts of young people to throw off old ...
Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia
Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia
F. Ndhlovu
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia extends debates on identities, cultures and notions of race and racism into new directions as it analyses the forms of interactional identities of African migrants in Australia. It de-naturalises the commonpl...
Conjuring Moments in African American Literature
Conjuring Moments in African American Literature
K. Samuel
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book engages the ways African American authors have shifted, recycled, and reinvented the conjure woman in fiction. Kameelah Martin Samuel traces her presence and function in twentieth-century literature through historical records, oral historie...
Corporeality in Early Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature
Corporeality in Early Twentieth-Century Latin American...
B. Willis
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Featuring canonical Spanish American and Brazilian texts of the 1920s and 30s, Corporeality in Early Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature is an innovative analysis of the body as site of inscription for avant-garde objectives such as originali...
Culture, Practice, and the Body
Culture, Practice, and the Body
Christian Meyer
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:Human sociality is shaped and realized most notably in embodied practices of interpersonal interaction. At the same time, the social nature of human beings is open for cultural influences. This book inspects the foundations of human sociality theoret...
Descriptions, Translations and the Caribbean
Descriptions, Translations and the Caribbean
Rosanna Masiola...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book offers a new perspective on the role played by colonial descriptions and translation of Caribbean plants in representations of Caribbean culture. Through thorough examination of Caribbean phytonyms in lexicography, colonization, history, so...
Globalization, Oral Performance, and African Traditional Poetry
Globalization, Oral Performance, and African Traditional...
Abdul-Rasheed Na...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book discusses globalization trends and influences on traditional African oral literary performance and the direction that Ilorin oral art is forced to take by the changes of the twenty-first century electronic age. It seeks a new definition of ...
Grammars of Colonialism
Grammars of Colonialism
Rachael Gilmour
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:The study of languages was crucial to colonial power in 18th and 19th-century South Africa. This important book examines representations of the South African Bantu languages Xhosa and Zulu, revealing the ways in which colonial linguistics contributed...
Historicizing Colonial Nostalgia
Historicizing Colonial Nostalgia
P. Lorcin
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Comparative study of the writings and strategies of European women in two colonies, French Algeria and British Kenya, during the twentieth century. Its central theme is women's discursive contribution to the construction of colonial nostalgia.
Inheritance and Innovation in a Colonial Language
Inheritance and Innovation in a Colonial Language
William Jennings...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book takes a fresh approach to analysing how new languages are created, combining in-depth colonial history and empirical, usage-based linguistics. Focusing on a rarely studied language, the authors employ this dual methodology to reconstruct ho...
Intellectual History in Contemporary South Africa
Intellectual History in Contemporary South Africa
M. Eze
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:In examining the intellectual history in contemporary South Africa, Eze engages with the emergence of ubuntu as one discourse that has become a mirror and aftermath of South Africa s overall historical narrative. This book interrogates a triple socio...
Langston Hughes and the South African Drum Generation
Langston Hughes and the South African Drum Genera...
S. Graham; J. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:This collection combines previously unpublished letters between African-American poet Langston Hughes and South-African writers of the 1950s and 1960s with scholarly commentary and criticism. The letters tell a fascinating story of the civil rights m...