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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Peter Leman Abstract This article examines Nuruddin Farah's 1979 novel Sweet and Sour Milk , asking how we read representations of postcolonial mourning and living death in the context of global authoritarianism. The first novel in Farah's influential dictatorship trilogy, Sweet and Sour Milk...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 236–261.
Published: 01 August 2016
... improvisers of the new. Characters such as Toloki in Zakes Mda's Ways of Dying (1995), Ahl in Nuruddin Farah's Crossbones (2011), and Kotchikpa, the boy narrator in Uwem Akpan's “Fattening for Gabon” (2008), each navigate a terrain of insecurity to improbable ends. They challenge us to rethink our assumptions...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 316–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Goethe, G. W. F. Hegel, and Karl Marx), worlding (via Heidegger, Hannah Arendt, and Derrida), and postcolonial literature (exemplified by Michelle Cliff, Amitav Ghosh, Nurrudin Farah, and, in an epilogue, Ninotchka Rosca and Timothy Mo)—it is ultimately worlding and in particular the Derridean revision...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 343–357.
Published: 01 August 2016
... such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Naruddin Farah. If many of these novels might once as easily have been described as making a pastiche of history, perhaps the surprise is just how much the post in postcolonial has turned out to be the same as the post in postmodernism. What do we make of this? Recourse...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... profession, and she concludes that the faulty elevator in the Fannie Briggs Building “pretended to be what it is not” (229) when it passed for an elevator that was safe. The Intuition- ist also provides support for Farah Jasmine Griffin’s claims about the centrality of migration to twentieth-century...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 320–322.
Published: 01 November 2007
... The Glassblower's Breath (1993), Nuruddin Farah's Maps (1986), or Carlos Fuentes's Aura (1962)treated to similarly illuminating analyses. When Richardson NAOMI MANDEL I UNUSUAL TECHNIQUES does advance thematic links between narrative voice and text, his conclusions are rela...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 August 2015
... as to formal aspects of the texts that emerge in her meticulously crafted and astutely argued close readings. The corpus of works she discusses (novels and novellas by Buchi Emecheta, Mariama Bâ, Ousmane Sembène, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Nuruddin Farah, and Assia Djebar) has accrued a respectable body of criticism...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Coundouriotis finds in the works of Zakes Mda, Nuruddin Farah, and Uwem Akpan. As opposed to Balzac's insistence on probability, a refusal to restore or redeem that made sense in the context of French embourgeoisement, the exigencies of postcolonial South Africa, Somalia, and West Africa call forth...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
...) and Yaʿqūb Sanuʿa (1839–1912), and later Amīn al-Riḥānī (1876–1940) and Faraḥ Anṭūn (1874–1922), formed what Ilham Khuri-Makdisi has called “global radical culture” through popular theater and periodicals that addressed the question of a just society and articulated links to international socialism...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 163–185.
Published: 01 August 2023
... . Lyau Bradford . “ Many Paths, One Journey: Cixin Liu’s Three Body Problem Novels .” Lavender 160–74. Macleod Ken . “ Politics and Science Fiction .” The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction . Ed. James Edward and Mendlesohn Farah . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2003 . 230...