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African migration narratives : politics, race, and space

Cajetan Nwabueze Iheka (Editor), Jack Taylor (Editor)
Examines the representations of migration in African literature, film, and other visual media, with an eye to the stylistic features of these works as well as their contributions to debates on migration--Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2018
University of Rochester Press, Rochester, NY, 2018
vi, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781580469340, 1580469345
ebook version :
Introduction: The migration turn in African cultural productions / Cajetan Iheka and Jack Taylor
African migration on the screen : films of migration
Harragas, global subjects, and failed deterritorializations : the tragedies of illegal Mediterranean crossings in Maghrebi cinema / Vaĺerie K. Orlando
Nollywood comedies and visa lotteries : welfare states, borders, and migration as random invitation / Matthew H. Brown
Accented cinema : the context of Nollywood / Babatunde Onikoyi
Migrations and representations : the cinema of Griot Dani Kouyat? / Daniela Ricci
Forgotten diasporas : Lusophone and Indian diasporas
Mami Wata, migrations, and miscegenation : transculturalism in Jośe Eduardo Agualusa, Mia Couto, and Germano Almeida / Niyi Afolabi
Poor migrant : poverty and striving in Nadine Gordimer's July's people and The pickup / S. Shankar
Reimaging Blackness in a hybridized and racialized space : the visual landscapes of the Peruvian district of El Carmen, Chincha / Gilbert Shang Ndi
Migration against the grain : narratives of return
Reading space, subjectivity, and form in the twenty-first-century narrative of return / Madhu Krishnan
Looking for Transwonderland : Noo Saro-Wiwa's Migration of the heart / Toni Pressley-Sanon
The literary circulation of Teju Cole's Every day is for the thief / Connor Ryan
Speculative migration and the project of futurity in Sylvestre Amoussou's Africa paradis / MaryEllen (Ellie) Higgins
Migration and difference : indigeneity, race, religion, and poetry at the margins
Monkeys from hell, Toubabs in Africa / Kenneth W. Harrow
Mapping "sacred" space in Leila Aboulela's The translator and Minaret / Andrew H. Armstrong
Waris Dirie, FGM, and the authentic voice / John C. Hawley
Esiaba Irobi : poetry at the margins / Isidore Diala