[Free E–pub] Postcolonial Imaginations and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture

Postcolonial Imaginations and Moral Representations in African Literature and CultureThe ostcolonial African culture as it IS DISCOURSED IN THE ACADEMIA IS discoursed in the academia is influenced by Africa's response to colonialism To the degree that it is a response it is to considerably reactive and lacks forceful moral incentives for social critical consciousness and nation building uite on the contrary it allows especially African olitical leaders to luxuriate in the delusions of moral rectitude imploring at will the evil of imperialism as a buffer to their disregard of their Davids Sling people This book acknowledges the social andsychological devastations of colonialism on the African world It however argues that the totality of African intellectual response to colonialism and Western. ,

Imperialism is eually if not damaging to the African world In what ways Does The Average African the average African indeed the average African judge and respond to his world How does he conceive of his responsibility towards his community and societyThe most obvious impact of African response to colonialism is the implicit search for a ristine innocent Dangerously Placed paradigms in for instance literaryhilosophical social olitical and gender studies This search has its own moral implication in the sense that it makes the taking of responsibility on individual and social level highly difficult Focusing on the moral impact of responses to colonialism in "AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA THIS BOOK ANALYZES. " and the African Diaspora this book analyzes. The various manifestations of delusions of moral innocence that has held the African from the onerous task
of bearing responsibility 
bearing responsibility their countries; it argues one of the ways to recast the African leaders' responsibility towards Africa is to let go on the one hand the gaze of the West and on the other of the search for the innocent African experience and cultures Relying on the insights of *Thinkers Such As Frantz Fanon *such as Frantz Fanon Soyinka Kwame Anthony Appiah Achille Mbembe and Wolgang Welsch this book suggests new approach to interpreting African experiences It discusses select African works of fiction as a aradigm for new interpretations of African experiences. .