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By Michael Janis

ISBN-10: 0415957230

ISBN-13: 9780415957236

Africa after Modernism lines shifts in views on African tradition, arts, and philosophy from the clash with ecu modernist interventions within the weather of colonialist aggression to offer identitarian positions within the weather of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media. by way of targeting what can be known as deconstructive moments in twentieth-century Africanist notion – on highbrow landmarks, innovative principles, crises of attention, literary and philosophical debates – this research appears to be like at African modernity and modernism from severe postcolonial views. An attempt to comic strip modern frameworks of worldwide intersubjective family reflecting African cultures and matters needs to face up to taking modernism as a time period of African periodization, or master-narrative, yet as a constellation of discursive and subjective varieties that obtains upon the current second in African literature, philosophy, and cultural historical past. Africa after Modernism argues for a philosophical realization and pan-African multiculturalist ethos that function, after the deconstruction of Eurocentrism, past self/other paradigms of exoticism or West/Africa political ideologies, in discussion with postcolonial ways to cultural reciprocity.

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