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Title Transcultural modernities : narrating Africa in Europe / edited by Elisabeth Bekers, Sissy Helff, and Daniela Merolla
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xx, 442 pages) : illustrations
Series Matatu, 0932-9714 ; no. 36
Matatu ; no. 36.
Contents New Euro-African literary spaces: Voices lost in a non-place: African writing in Spain / Sabrina Brancato -- Kossi Komla-Ebri and migrant writing in Italy / Peter Pedroni -- Poetics of transition: Africa and Dutch literary space / Daniela Merolla -- Chronicling beyond Abyssinia: African writing in Flanders, Belgium / Elisabeth Bekers -- African voices in Finland and Sweden / Eila Rantonen -- Literary perspectives: Transcultural modernities and Anglophone African literature / Frank Schulze-Engler -- Euro-African trans-spaces?: migration, transcultural narration and literary studies / Susan Arndt -- Culture in transit: the migration of female genital excision to Europe in Euro-African writing / Elisabeth Bekers -- Black masculinity, migration and psychological crisis: a reading of Simon Njami's African Gigolo / Susanne Gehrmann -- Polyphony, Old 'Lyonnais' and Animism: Africa in urban Europe in Un Réve utile de Tierno Monénembo / Elisa Diallo -- Negotiating untranslatability and Islam in Leila Aboulela's The translator / Nadia Butt -- 'Occupying the isolated terminal space and silent': the rhetoric of inclusion and exclusion in the poetry of Femi Oyebode / Obododimma Oha -- Linguistic counterpoint in Gbenga Agbenugba's Another lonely Londoner / Daria Tunca -- Visual and cinematographic narratives: New labels, but it's still labelling: Ibrahim El Salahi and Mohamed Bushara as 'Asylum artists' i the UK / Alex Rotas -- North African modernities: myth stripped bare / Marie-Christine Press -- Spies in the sixteenth arrondissement: Myriam Mihindou exhibits at the Musée Dapper in Paris / Daphne Pappers -- Emigrants and immigrants of Burkina Faso, Senegal, and France: Ousmane Sembéne's La Noire De ... and S. Pierre Yameogo's Moi et mon blanc / Jacobia Dahm -- Towards an aesthetic of the migrant self: the film Le Clandestin by José Zeka Laplaine / Marie-Hélene Gutberlet -- Critical dialogues: transcultural modernities and modes of narrating Africa in documentary films / Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike -- Imagining life -- narrating stories: Imagining disaster in the African postcolony / Graham Huggan -- Refugee life narratives: the disturbing potential of a genre and the case of Mende Nazer / Sissy Helff -- Shared paradoxes in Namibian and German history: Lucia Engombe's Kind Nr. 95 / Katrin Berndt -- From Utopia to Atopia to diaspora?: social (re- )organization in a German refugee home / Annika McPherson -- "Here in Europe it's like a secret cult": a Nigerian migrant's narration of initiation into the system of migration / Bettina Horn-Udeze -- "performing 'Africa'" in Germany: members of abok Theatre Company in conversation / Christine Matzke -- Misunderstandings: working Euro-African life into fiction / Fouad Laroui -- Creative writing: Le Pyjama bleu / Fouad Laroui -- Cotton candy / Chika Unigwe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject African literature -- European influences
European literature -- African influences
Arts, African -- European influences
Arts, European -- African influences
Immigrants' writings, African -- Europe
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation -- Europe
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
African literature -- European influences.
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation.
Form Electronic book
Author Bekers, Elisabeth, 1971-
Helff, Sissy.
Merolla, Daniela, 1960-
ISBN 9789042028166