Africa after Modernism [electronic resource] : Transitions in Literature, Media, and Philosophy
By: Janis, Michael.Material type: TextSeries: Routledge Studies in Cultural History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (279 p.).ISBN: 9781135201449.Subject(s): Africa -- In mass media | Africa -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Africa -- Intellectual life -- 21st century | African literature -- History and criticism | Modernism (Aesthetics) -- Africa | Modernism (Literature) -- Africa | National characteristics, African | Philosophy, African | Postcolonialism -- Africa | Postmodernism -- AfricaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Africa after Modernism : Transitions in Literature, Media, and PhilosophyDDC classification: 960.3 LOC classification: DT14 .J36 2013Online resources: Click here to access online
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Front Cover; Africa after Modernism; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; 1 Africana Modernist Contexts: Exoticism, Pan-Africanism, Postcolonialism; 2 Leiris in Africa: The Psychoanalysis of Exoticism; 3 Signatures of Africa in Carpentier's America; 4 African Avant-Garde: Ouologuem's Anticolonialist Anthropology; 5 Postmodern Primitivism: Images of Africa in the Western Media; 6 Africana Philosophy: Identity and Alienation; Afterword: The "Second Sight" of Masks; Notes; Bibliography; Index
An interdisciplinary approach to literature, media, and philosophy, Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on Africanist thought from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to perspectives on cultural identity in the climate of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media.