The Resource The muse of anomy : essays on literature and the humanities in Nigeria, Femi Osofisan

The muse of anomy : essays on literature and the humanities in Nigeria, Femi Osofisan

Label
The muse of anomy : essays on literature and the humanities in Nigeria
Title
The muse of anomy
Title remainder
essays on literature and the humanities in Nigeria
Statement of responsibility
Femi Osofisan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Osofisan, Femi
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9387
LC item number
.O83 2016
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Carolina Academic Press African world series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nigerian literature (English)
  • Literature and society
  • Anomy in literature
  • Ibadan (Nigeria)
  • Anomy in literature
  • Intellectual life
  • Literature and society
  • Nigerian literature (English)
  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria
  • Literatur
  • Englisch
  • Geistesleben
  • Nigeria
  • Ibadan
Label
The muse of anomy : essays on literature and the humanities in Nigeria, Femi Osofisan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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. Polymathic humanism / Toyin Falola -- 1. Do the humanities humanize?: a dramatist's encounter with anarchy and the Nigerian intellectual culture -- 2. Genesis: Ibadan and the tropes of self-retrieval -- 3. Anthesis: Ibadan in the season of locusts -- 4. Catharsis: the "fall" of Ibadan (or, Lagos and the plaints of alienation) -- 5. The audacity of tropes: Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, and the rest of us -- 6. Answering her communal call: J.P. Clark-Bekederemo and the allotropes of self -- 7. Warriors of a failed utopia?: West African writers since the 1970s -- 8. Eagles in the age of unacknowledged muse: two new major writers in contemporary Nigerian literature -- 9. Wounded eros and cantillating cupids: sensuality and the future of Nigerian literature in the post-military era -- 10. The humanities and globalization -- 11. Culture and the warriors of faith: the challenges of Nigerian literature -- 12. The muse of anomy: literature and contemporary Nigerian life -- 13. Igún-the-Vulture's burden, or, The future of African literature
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xli, 297 pages
Isbn
9781611637007
Lccn
2015037792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025602201
Stock number
99968530093
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922697771
  • (OCoLC)ocn922697771
Label
The muse of anomy : essays on literature and the humanities in Nigeria, Femi Osofisan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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. Polymathic humanism / Toyin Falola -- 1. Do the humanities humanize?: a dramatist's encounter with anarchy and the Nigerian intellectual culture -- 2. Genesis: Ibadan and the tropes of self-retrieval -- 3. Anthesis: Ibadan in the season of locusts -- 4. Catharsis: the "fall" of Ibadan (or, Lagos and the plaints of alienation) -- 5. The audacity of tropes: Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, and the rest of us -- 6. Answering her communal call: J.P. Clark-Bekederemo and the allotropes of self -- 7. Warriors of a failed utopia?: West African writers since the 1970s -- 8. Eagles in the age of unacknowledged muse: two new major writers in contemporary Nigerian literature -- 9. Wounded eros and cantillating cupids: sensuality and the future of Nigerian literature in the post-military era -- 10. The humanities and globalization -- 11. Culture and the warriors of faith: the challenges of Nigerian literature -- 12. The muse of anomy: literature and contemporary Nigerian life -- 13. Igún-the-Vulture's burden, or, The future of African literature
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xli, 297 pages
Isbn
9781611637007
Lccn
2015037792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025602201
Stock number
99968530093
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922697771
  • (OCoLC)ocn922697771

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