Ancestral Trauma, Animist Poetics: African Literature's Regenerative Death Drive

Topper, Ryan David (2017) Ancestral Trauma, Animist Poetics: African Literature's Regenerative Death Drive. PhD thesis, University of Leeds.

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Keywords: Postcolonial Literature, African Literature, Trauma Theory, Animism, Psychoanalysis, Deconstruction, Death Drive, Yvonne Vera, Wole Soyinka, Aminatta Forna, Delia Jarrett-Macauley, Sigmund Freud, Jacques Derrida
Awarding institution: University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of English (Leeds)
Depositing User: Dr. Ryan Topper
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2018 15:02
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2018 13:33

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