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dc.contributor.author Waliaula, Ken Walibora
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-14T06:05:24Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-14T06:05:24Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Waliaula, K.W. (2017). Chinua Achebe and hybrid aesthetics. JULACE: Journal of University of Namibia Language Centre, 2(1), 40-56. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11070/2401
dc.description.abstract This essay examines the question of hybridity in Chinua Achebe’s fiction and essays with a view to bringing to fore the inherent contradictions, ambiguities and ambivalences that typify writing in the colonial language. It hinges on the premise that Achebe’s choice of English as a language of literary expression is fraught with rejection and acceptance, aporia and agony, and Anglophilia and Anglophobia. Therefore, in his articulation and projection of the postcolonial narrative, Achebe implicitly grapples with the issue of identity in trying to make sense of his world as well as the world of his fictional characters. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Namibia en_US
dc.subject Hybrid aesthetics en_US
dc.subject Syncretism en_US
dc.title Chinua Achebe and hybrid aesthetics en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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