Trauma and Transformation in African Literature (Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature) (Paperback)

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This book interrogates the relevance of trauma for African literatures, arguing that a thoughtful application of trauma theory in relation to African literatures is in fact a productive exercise.

About the Author


J. Roger Kurtz is professor of English and head of the Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel University in Philadelphia PA. His research interests center on East African literatures and cultures, and he is the author Literature and Trauma (Cambridge University Press), Song of Nyarloka: The Writing of Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye (Mvule Africa Publishers), and Urban Obsessions, Urban Fears: The Postcolonial Kenyan Novel (James Currey Press).


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367562120
ISBN-10: 036756212X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 31st, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature