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TRAUMA IN AMMA DARKO’S BEYOND THE HORIZON

TRAUMA IN AMMA DARKO’S BEYOND THE HORIZON

Margaret Fafa Nutsukpo Department of English Studies University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. ABSTRACT This paper examines the concept of trauma as a significant theme in Amma Darko’s Beyond the Horizon. Using feminism and the contemporary literary trauma theory as a framework, the manifestations of trauma in the novel and their impact on the protagonist areRead more about TRAUMA IN AMMA DARKO’S BEYOND THE HORIZON[...]
Alim-Yerima and the Islamic Coda in Attahiru

Alim-Yerima and the Islamic Coda in Attahiru

(This article reflects the research and viewpoints of the author, and not necessarily that of New Texas). Submitted by Stephen Ogheneruro Okpadah Introduction The artist had been defined and appropriated in various contexts by scholars in the Humanities, Cultural studies and the Social sciences. He has often been described as “a teacher, a prophet, aRead more about Alim-Yerima and the Islamic Coda in Attahiru[...]
A study of Neo-folkist Aesthetics in Dramaturgy of Sam Ukala

A study of Neo-folkist Aesthetics in Dramaturgy of Sam Ukala

By Stephen Ogheneruro Okpadah Abstract The search for an authentic Nigerian cum African theatre is not a recent phenomenon. It has led to the crystallization and theorization of various theatre modes as others continue to emerge. These modes though eclectic, are patterned in line with traditional African theatre practices. Sam Ukala’sfolkism is not an exception.Read more about A study of Neo-folkist Aesthetics in Dramaturgy of Sam Ukala[...]