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Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939

Justine McConnell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199605002
eISBN:
9780191751226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605002.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores creative works that respond to the Homeric Odyssey. Considering what the ancient Greek epic has signified for those struggling to emerge from the shadow of Western imperialism, and ... More


Morphosyntactic Correspondence in Bantu Reduplication

Larry M. Hyman, Inkelas Sharon, and Sibanda Galen

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

Research on partial reduplication has primarily focused on developing a theory that takes into account all of the factors which speakers may invoke in trying to determine how a reduplicant will ... More


South African Penelopes: Njabulo Ndebele’s The Cry of Winnie Mandela

Justine McConnell

in Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199605002
eISBN:
9780191751226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605002.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ndebele’s The Cry of Winnie Mandela confronts the double colonization suffered by women of imperially oppressed nations. In depicting a selection of South African women, Ndebele offers a new Penelope ... More


. “It’s Sort of Like National Geographic Meets Sports Illustrated”

Carol Magee

in Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Radicalized Identities, and African Visual Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031526
eISBN:
9781617031533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031526.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter further examines the Sports Illustrated case, focusing mainly on two things. The first argument deals mainly with the touristic travel context of the swimsuit issue. This context alone ... More


. Fashioning Identities: Kente, Nostalgia, and the World of Barbie

Carol Magee

in Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Radicalized Identities, and African Visual Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031526
eISBN:
9781617031533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031526.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the second of the three case studies on how Africa is imagined through popular culture, namely, Mattel’s world of Barbie. This chapter first looks at Mattel’s Princess of ... More


Case Studies

John Frampton

in Distributed Reduplication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013260
eISBN:
9780262258777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013260.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents a series of case studies. The first three—Ndebele and Kinande unintensive reduplication and Asheninca Campa intensive reduplication—were chosen because they have been ... More


The ‘Last Stand’

Stephanie Barczewski

in Heroic Failure and the British

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300180060
eISBN:
9780300186819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180060.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines three examples of the ‘last stands’ in late nineteenth-century British military history: the 24th Foot at Isandlwana in 1879, the 66th Foot at Maiwand in 1880 and the Shangani ... More


Njabulo Ndebele’s The Cry of Winnie Mandela (2003)

Kathleen Riley

in Imagining Ithaca: Nostos and Nostalgia Since the Great War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198852971
eISBN:
9780191887390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852971.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks closely at Njabulo Ndebele’s novel The Cry of Winnie Mandela, in which he gives a compelling and impassioned voice to five South African ‘descendants’ of Penelope, and to Penelope ... More


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