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Author Guignery, Vanessa.

Title The Famished Road : Ben Okri's Imaginary Homelands.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (178 pages)
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Summary Some twenty years after the publication of Ben Okri's 1991 Booker Prize winning novel, The Famished Road, this volume proposes a spiralling journey into the imaginary homelands of its main protagonist, the adventurous spirit-child Azaro. Over the years, The Famished Road has been attributed a variety of mixed and sometimes contradictory labels (postcolonial, magic realist, mythopoeic, new ageist, picaresque, epic, to name just a few). Contributors to this volume have chosen to look beyond pre ...
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Subject Okri, Ben. Famished Road -- Congresses.
Okri, Ben -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
Okri, Ben.
Criticism and interpretation.
Homeland in literature -- Congresses.
Homeland in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Other Form: Print version: Guignery, Vanessa. Famished Road : Ben Okri's Imaginary Homelands. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2013 9781443845342
ISBN 9781443867733 (electronic book)
144386773X (electronic book)