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Colo-mentality: Colonial Trauma in Oyono's Houseboy and Condé's Crossing the Mangrove.

Subjects: *AFRICAN historical fiction (French); *VIOLENCE in literature; *COLONIES in literatureCROSSING the Mangrove (Book); HOUSEBOY (Book)OYONO, Ferdinand; CONDE, Maryse, 1937-

  • Source: Research in African Literatures. Winter2014, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p33-49. 17p.

  • Abstract: This essay analyzes the traumas induced by colonial violence in Ferdinand Oyono's Houseboy and Maryse Condé's Crossing the Mangrove. Despite the differences between both ... Copyright of Research in African Literatures is the property of Indiana University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Novelists and their history.

Subjects: *LITERATURE & history; *FICTION writing techniques; *ALTERNATE histories (Fiction)MAYNE, William, 1928-; UTTLEY, Alison, 1884-1976; TURTLEDOVE, Harry

  • Source: Rethinking History. Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p522-542. 21p.

  • Abstract: This study examines the relationship between history and the writing of historical and speculative fiction through discussion of the methods writers ... Copyright of Rethinking History is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to ...

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Religion/Science/Fiction: Beyond the Final Frontier.

Subjects: *SCIENCE fiction writing; *RELIGION & literature; *STUDY & teaching of science fiction

  • Source: Implicit Religion. 2014, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p395-404. 10p.

  • Abstract: Science fiction is conventionally assumed to be hostile to religion. This article argues that science fiction stories ... Copyright of Implicit Religion is the property of Equinox Publishing Group and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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The Speed of Belief: Religion and Science Fiction, an Introduction to the Implicit Religions of Science Fiction.

Subjects: *RELIGION & literature; *SCIENCE fiction writing; *PARANORMAL fiction

  • Source: Implicit Religion. 2014, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p367-377. 11p.

  • Abstract: This article considers the relationship between religion and literature as refracted through the genre of science fiction writing. Connor explores the ... Copyright of Implicit Religion is the property of Equinox Publishing Group and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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Imagining the Future City.

Subjects: *SCIENCE fiction; *POLICY sciences; *SOCIAL problemsUNITED States. Dept. of Defense ; NATIONAL Institutes of Health (U.S.)

  • Source: Issues in Science & Technology. Fall2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p80-90. 11p. 3 Color Photographs, 1 Illustration.

  • Abstract: The article reflects on the role that can be played by science fiction in communicating the information required by decision makers ...

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THE GNOSIS OF WRITING.

Subjects: *FICTION writing; *FICTION

  • Source: Review of Contemporary Fiction. Fall2014, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p36-39. 4p.

  • Abstract: A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of writing and understanding fiction and poetry.

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Television fiction and memory practices in Portugal and Spain (2000-2012): Some comparative reflections.

Subjects: *TELEVISION programs; *HISTORICAL fiction; *SPANISH fiction

  • Source: International Journal of Iberian Studies. Sep2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2/3, p85-103. 19p.

  • Abstract: This article presents an overview of historical fiction broadcast in Spanish and Portuguese television over the last decade and analyses its ... Copyright of International Journal of Iberian Studies is the property of Intellect Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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South African crime fiction: sleuthing the State post-1994.

Subjects: *AFRICAN detective & mystery stories; *MYSTERY fiction; *POST-apartheid era in literature

  • Source: African Identities. Aug-Nov2014, Vol. 12 Issue 3/4, p283-294. 12p.

  • Abstract: In this essay we demonstrate how the burgeoning field of South African crime fiction has responded to the birth and development ... Copyright of African Identities is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to ...

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The Being of Fictions.

Subjects: *FICTION; *FICTION & psychology; *FICTION -- Social aspects

  • Source: Perspectives on Political Science. Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p116-121. 6p.

  • Abstract: What kind of existence do fictional beings have? What are non-existent objects? Neither logic nor cognitive science gives complete answers, but theology might help. [ABSTRACT ... Copyright of Perspectives on Political Science is the property of Taylor & Francis Ltd and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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One-Way Traffic.

Subjects: *NIGERIAN fiction; *FICTIONNIGERIAPURPLE Hibiscus (Book); WAITING for an Angel (Book); SQUATTER'S Tale, A (Book)...

  • Source: Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society. 2014, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p217-232. 16p.

  • Abstract: In the Nigerian literary canon, the narrative of the 'been-to' features predominantly in the urban literature of an earlier generation of writers. Works such as ... Copyright of Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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