By Toyin Falola,Fallou Ngom
This quantity brings jointly insights from distinctive students from world wide to handle the evidence, fiction and artistic imaginations within the pervasive portrayals of Africa, its humans, societies and cultures within the literature and the media. The fictionalization of Africa and African concerns within the media and the preferred literature that blends proof and fiction has rendered perceptions of Africa, its cultures, societies, customs, and conflicts usually superficial and poor within the well known Western attention. The publication brings eminent students from quite a few disciplines to deal with the chronic fictionalization of Africa, from proof touching on the genesis of strong cultural, political or non secular icons, the ancient and cultural importance of "intriguing" customs (such as tribal marks), gender kin, factors of conflicts and African responses, and artistic imaginations in modern African motion pictures, fiction and literature, between others.
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