On the Sacred in African Literature: Old Gods and New Worlds (Hardback)

by Mark Mathuray

Format: Hardback 214 pages

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This innovative book provides an original approach to the analysis of the representation of myth, ritual, and magic in African literature. Emphasizing the ambivalent nature of the sacred, it advances work on the religious dimension of canonical African texts and attends to the persistence of pre-colonial cultures in postcolonial spaces.

Book details

Published
23/07/2009

Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN
9780230577558


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