Structural Models and African Poetics: Towards a Pragmatic Theory of Literature - Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory 4 (Paperback)
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Structural Models and African Poetics: Towards a Pragmatic Theory of Literature - Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory 4 (Paperback)

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In this pioneering work, first published in 1981, Sunday O. Anozie examines the relevance of structuralism and semiology to literary criticism in general and to African poetics in particular. Behind the growing body of African literature lies an immense reservoir of oral tradition for which the proper tools of analysis and interpretation have yet to be found. This book represents the first comprehensive full-scale exposition, analysis and critique of structuralism by a non-Western and non-European scholar. From an African viewpoint, it examines the roles to be played by structuralism and post-structuralism in the development of the general principles governing poetics and literary creativity in Africa. This title will be of interest to students of literature and literary theory.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138685321
Number of pages: 338
Weight: 191 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm

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