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History, Trauma, and Healing in Postcolonial Narratives

Reconstructing Identities

  • Authors
  • Ogaga Ifowodo

Part of the The Future of Minority Studies book series (FMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Ogaga Ifowodo
    Pages 27-66
  3. Ogaga Ifowodo
    Pages 67-96
  4. Ogaga Ifowodo
    Pages 97-130
  5. Ogaga Ifowodo
    Pages 131-146
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 147-200

About this book

Introduction

What would it mean to read postcolonial writings under the prism of trauma? Ogaga Ifowodo tackles these questions through a psycho-social examination of the lingering impact of imperialist domination, resulting in a refreshing complement to the cultural-materialist studies that dominate the field.

Keywords

Africa colonial history identity literary theory memory Narrative Nation realism

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