1-9 of 9 Search Results for

farah

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Novel (2017) 50 (2): 316–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Farah, and, in an epilogue, Ninotchka Rosca and Timothy Mo)—it is ultimately worlding and in particular the Derridean revision of Heidegger that wins the day, leaving one to wonder just how unique the worlds these postcolonial texts disclose are. To be fair, Cheah addresses this problem up front...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Novel (2015) 48 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and nationalist perspectives, as well 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...
Journal Article
Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to the postcolonial contributors. She writes: we should not be surprised that, on Coundouriotis's account . . . Naruddin Farah's realism lies in betting on the improbable or that for Anjaria neoliberalizing India may be ushering in something new to appreciate. In their implicit optimism about marketization...
Journal Article
Novel (2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and commensurability between languages,” a universal literary modernity for a “new imperial world stage” ( 116, 123 ). And Salīm Naqqāsh (1850–84) 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...