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The Resource A spirit of dialogue : incarnations of Ọgbañje, the born-to-die, in African American literature, Christopher N. Okonkwo

A spirit of dialogue : incarnations of Ọgbañje, the born-to-die, in African American literature, Christopher N. Okonkwo

Label
A spirit of dialogue : incarnations of Ọgbañje, the born-to-die, in African American literature
Title
A spirit of dialogue
Title remainder
incarnations of Ọgbañje, the born-to-die, in African American literature
Statement of responsibility
Christopher N. Okonkwo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Okonkwo, Christopher N
Dewey number
813/.540915
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
O38 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • Myth in literature
  • Mourning customs in literature
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
  • Death in literature
Label
A spirit of dialogue : incarnations of Ọgbañje, the born-to-die, in African American literature, Christopher N. Okonkwo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: an aesthetic (re)mark on the spirit child -- Ọgbañje and Àbíkú: contexts, conceptualizations, and two West African literary archetypes -- Chinua Achebe, the neo-slave narrative, the nationalist aesthetic, and African American (re)visions of the spirit child -- Of power, protest, and revolution: wild seed and mind of my mind -- Binary nativity, subjectivity, and the wages of (in)fidelity to "origins": The between -- Mediating character, theme, and narration: "Ọgbañje" as hermeneutics in The cattle killing -- Sula, Beloved, and the constructive synchrony of good and evil -- Epilogue: this blues called Ọgbañje
Control code
173218734
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 266 pages
Isbn
9781572336155
Lccn
2007038322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)173218734
Label
A spirit of dialogue : incarnations of Ọgbañje, the born-to-die, in African American literature, Christopher N. Okonkwo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: an aesthetic (re)mark on the spirit child -- Ọgbañje and Àbíkú: contexts, conceptualizations, and two West African literary archetypes -- Chinua Achebe, the neo-slave narrative, the nationalist aesthetic, and African American (re)visions of the spirit child -- Of power, protest, and revolution: wild seed and mind of my mind -- Binary nativity, subjectivity, and the wages of (in)fidelity to "origins": The between -- Mediating character, theme, and narration: "Ọgbañje" as hermeneutics in The cattle killing -- Sula, Beloved, and the constructive synchrony of good and evil -- Epilogue: this blues called Ọgbañje
Control code
173218734
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 266 pages
Isbn
9781572336155
Lccn
2007038322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)173218734

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