The Use of the narrator and characters as narrative devices in Ayi Kwei Armah"s fragments by Haangson Msiska

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Published by University of Malawi in Zomba, Malawi .

Written in English

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SeriesStaff Seminar Paper Chancellor College no. 31
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL24669336M

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In James Currey became the editor of the series and the work of Ayi Kwei Armah and Tayeb Salih was published, while Achebes insistence on the publication of work despite controversial treatment of sex, religion, or politics made the series even more important to African literature as a whole.

In (at number in the series)/5(9). Summing up nearly all of the theorizing on point of view since the time of Henry James and Victor Shklovsky, Grard Genette writes that the novelist must choose between two narrative postures, either to have the story told by one of its characters, or to have it told by a narrator outside the story (Narrative ).

It is, however, precisely this. With the publication of his first narrative, The Beautyful Ones Are not Yet Born () to KMPT, The House of Knowledge Ayi Kwei Armah has constantly focused on the pre colonial, colonial and post-colonial chequered history of the African continent.

He, no doubt, has carved a controversial reputation among African literary critics. This reputation hinges on, what appears to some critics, his 5/5(1). 1 Ayi Kwei Annah, 'The Lazy School of Literary Criticism', West Africa, 25 February, 2 As I found out to my surprise when I offered a course on 'African Writing', not Literature, in the Department of Adult and Continuing Education of the University of Glasgow in.

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