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Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri

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Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction
Title
Shaken wisdom
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irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction
Statement of responsibility
Gloria Nne Onyeoziri
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Language
eng
Summary
In her focus on irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri refers to an internal subversion of the discourse of the wise and the powerful, a practice that has played multiple roles in the circulation of knowledge, authority, and opinion within African communities
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri
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Shaken wisdom : irony and meaning in postcolonial African fiction, Gloria Nne Onyeoziri
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt6wrmcb
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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
Introduction: African ironies -- From rhetoric to semantics -- Interpreting irony -- Pragmatics and Ahmadou Kourouma's (post)colonial state -- Chinua Achebe's Arrow of god and the pragmatics of proverbial irony -- Calixthe Beyala: new conceptions of the ironic voice -- Conclusion: when the handshake has become another thing
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1 online resource (178 pages)
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Isbn
9780813932002
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remote

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