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The Resource The power to name : a history of anonymity in colonial West Africa, Stephanie Newell

The power to name : a history of anonymity in colonial West Africa, Stephanie Newell

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The power to name : a history of anonymity in colonial West Africa
Title
The power to name
Title remainder
a history of anonymity in colonial West Africa
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Newell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Between the 1880s and the 1940s, the region known as British West Africa became a dynamic zone of literary creativity and textual experimentation. African-owned newspapers offered local writers numerous opportunities to contribute material for publication, and editors repeatedly defined the press as a vehicle to host public debates rather than simply as an organ to disseminate news or editorial ideology. Literate locals responded with great zeal, and in increasing numbers as the twentieth century progressed, they sent in letters, articles, fiction, and poetry for publication in English- and A
Member of
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Newell, Stephanie
Dewey number
079.6609
Index
index present
LC call number
PN5450.5.W34
LC item number
N49 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African newspapers
  • African newspapers
  • Anonymous writings
  • Anonymous writings
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications
  • Africa, West
  • Africa, West
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • African newspapers
  • Anonymous writings
  • Books and reading
  • Intellectual life
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications
  • West Africa
Label
The power to name : a history of anonymity in colonial West Africa, Stephanie Newell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Appendix : I.T.A. Wallace-Johnson in court
  • Introduction : anonymity, pseudonymity, and the question of agency in colonial West African newspapers
  • "Fourth and only estate" : defining a public sphere in colonial West Africa
  • Articulating empire : newspaper networks in colonial West Africa
  • View from afar : the Colonial Office, imperial government, and pseudonymous African journalism
  • Trickster tactics and the question of authorship in newspaper folktales
  • Printing women : the gendering of literacy
  • Nominal ladies and "real" women writers : female pseudonyms and the problem of authorial identity in the cases of "Rosa" and "Marjorie Mensah"
  • Conclusion : "new visibilities" : African print subjects and the birth of the (postcolonial) author
Control code
861793553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821420324
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4500ch
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861793553
Label
The power to name : a history of anonymity in colonial West Africa, Stephanie Newell
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Appendix : I.T.A. Wallace-Johnson in court
  • Introduction : anonymity, pseudonymity, and the question of agency in colonial West African newspapers
  • "Fourth and only estate" : defining a public sphere in colonial West Africa
  • Articulating empire : newspaper networks in colonial West Africa
  • View from afar : the Colonial Office, imperial government, and pseudonymous African journalism
  • Trickster tactics and the question of authorship in newspaper folktales
  • Printing women : the gendering of literacy
  • Nominal ladies and "real" women writers : female pseudonyms and the problem of authorial identity in the cases of "Rosa" and "Marjorie Mensah"
  • Conclusion : "new visibilities" : African print subjects and the birth of the (postcolonial) author
Control code
861793553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821420324
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4500ch
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861793553

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