African Journal of History and gloss Vol. 2(6), pp. 79-82, November 2010 Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/ajhc ISSN 2141-6672 Â©2010 Academic Journals
Cultural theory and heathenish confabulation in the 21st century
Ameh Dennis Akoh
English Unit, Department of Languages and Linguistics, College of Humanities and Culture Osun State University, Ikire Campus, Nigeria. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. Tel: +2348035992490, +2348050293410, +2347081485254.
Accepted 08 October, 2010
Art is necessarily a cultural system, and culture in its mutation moves in the steerage of societal becoming in the same manner as it dictates the direction of artistic creations and recreations. However, as the world, especially Africa, is being dragged on in the imperialist project of globalization, this root word interrogates the fate of cultural theory again, as it especially affects literary criticism of African texts. In the midst of what has been termed nationalitys malady, some would pick out for cultural dialogue rather than effacing non-dominant cultures. There is therefore a call for an ambitious rethinking of cultural theory in send to make sense out of the grand narratives in which it is right away enmeshed, while it seeks this dialogue.
Keywords: Cultural theory, cultural dialogue, belles-lettres, Africa. THE REALM OF CULTURE AND books This paper has its prodding from the issues raised in Alexel Zverevs seminar paper Cultural Dialogue in the 20th Century create over a decade ago, and it quickly agrees with Zverev that culture has draw an enigma, in the same manner that a lethal warfare has been waged against traditional approaches to literary history and consequently declared effete. This is not surprising with the spate of postmodernist thinking which offers ambivalent answers to the problems that literature and culture had hitherto attended to. However, Zverev is right when he says that the more, the resigned literature...If you need to get a full essay, order it on our website: Orderessay
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